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what words (less than 10) would you use to describe a word. beauty, hate, love, etc or another word that lots of poets overly use
(01-27-2014, 10:39 AM)billy Wrote: [ -> ]what words (less than 10) would you use to describe a word. beauty, hate, love, etc or another word that lots of poets overly use

You mean a synonym or are you suggesting poets avoid abstractions (like hate, beauty, truth, insanity, courage, reverence, etc.)?
(01-27-2014, 10:55 AM)milo Wrote: [ -> ]
(01-27-2014, 10:39 AM)billy Wrote: [ -> ]what words (less than 10) would you use to describe a word. beauty, hate, love, etc or another word that lots of poets overly use

You mean a synonym or are you suggesting poets avoid abstractions (like hate, beauty, truth, insanity, courage, reverence, etc.)?

Beauty: A quiet sunrise without you yelling in my fucking ear.
(01-27-2014, 10:55 AM)milo Wrote: [ -> ]
(01-27-2014, 10:39 AM)billy Wrote: [ -> ]what words (less than 10) would you use to describe a word. beauty, hate, love, etc or another word that lots of poets overly use
You mean a synonym or are you suggesting poets avoid abstractions (like hate, beauty, truth, insanity, courage, reverence, etc.)?
an expression that portrays the word. and yes, i do think poets should avoid abstractions without context, such as those mentioned, unless they're vital to the poem.

what can i say...i'm silly. and yes a simile (not a synonym though) or metaphor or other poetic device if it does the jobby. but not (the word)

(01-27-2014, 11:32 AM)trueenigma Wrote: [ -> ]Beauty: A quiet sunrise without you yelling in my fucking ear.
that's the ticket.

tasty: you are mustard on a hotdog

        zeigarnik - Linda's lengthy to-do list listed doing a done list.

hate: your favorite cake from scratch... burned to a crisp.
Bliss: a departure lounge at an airport with a smoking area
Beauty: Emanations of aesthetic radiance