Hunched (adj.): bent over
Weak . Submitted . Waiting for a poet to do something charitable for them so that the poet can then go write about them as object to prove how terrible the human condition, how charitable the poet . Begging . Lower class or caste . Old and devoid of the posture money grants . Suspect . Debased . A word that implies ugly but doesn't force the poet to be openly judgmental about a person's appearance in a way that will make the audience visibly uncomfortable . Croned . Cowered which implies coward . Waiting to be saved but unlikely to be grateful
While seeking out new poets, I kept coming across the same words used in ways that made me cringe, but caused me to imagine poetry editors, thoughtfully chewing on their pens, nodding their exhausted heads. "A Terrible Poet's Thesaurus" will be a series of poems where I deconstruct these words as they appear to me in the context of the poems in which they're used, which are unlikely to be the way the authors intended them.
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