poet Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

Translations Can Birth Change Taboo

political spin doctors set up a public
with emotive words to passions stir
to stir support emotions to manipulate
good writers poets use emotive words

good singers to create desired emotions
but we write with art care responsibility
remember even when writing neutral truth
truth is not received with neutral responses

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but which denotative meaning was taken
was this always the right denotative meaning
the connotative words are more problematic

we enter connotative layers multiple meaning
we tread cultural emotions taboo implications

Topic(s) of this poem: culture, poetry, writing

Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 21, 2020

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Copyright © Terence George Craddock
Written in November 2020 on the 22.11.2020.
Inspired by the poem 'Rootless' by the poet Galina Italyanskaya.
Dedicated to the poet Galina Italyanskaya.
A split image from the poem 'A Moment Of Thought Among A School Of Thought' by the poet Terence George Craddock.
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Comments about Translations Can Birth Change Taboo by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (11/21/2020 10:21:00 PM)

    'was this always the right denotative meaning
    the connotative words are more problematic' - loved these skillfully crafted lines.

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