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Synonyms for poetaster

one who writes poetry

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The sad fact is that, in any given period of time, there's going to be more bad poetry than good.
Audiences used to seeing anti-social drug addicts spouting bad poetry must have been shocked to see the beatniks in The Bloody Brood and A Cool Sound from Hell played as sympathetic, three-dimensional characters questioning the unwritten rules of adult society.
Amid the misspelled musings and bad poetry of tortured souls, gay blogs range from witty accounts of New York City life by gay art dealer Choire Sicha (www.
He privately lambasted the paper's "almost endless" editorials, its excessive publication of bad poetry, its sloppy layout, and its false accounts of UNIA events.
Here Australia can hold its head up high, for we have as our founder a man, Sir Henry Parkes, who distinguished himself not only by a measure of anti-Asian racism remarkable even for the nineteenth century antipodes, nor merely for writing bad poetry, but for being perhaps the first racist to write bad poetry in praise of the propaganda of the deed.
Despite not having the law on his side -- and his use of bad poetry -- Moore appears to have persuaded many of his neighbors in Alabama.
Make our schools the envy of all, enabling minds to inquire, and not just learn enough bad poetry to scrape a pass in GCSE English.
Overstatements such as "Fui la noche oscura de San Juan y la muerte esquiva de Teresa," or prophetic posturing like "Como Ezequiel comi de La Palabra," are stock-in-trade with naive poets writing bad poetry.
He'd quit The Doors and was writing spectacularly bad poetry.
And vet in an era teeming with bad poetry, the composer, as just noted, generally did sift out the good poems for his songs.
We eat chocolate, we buy flowers and gifts, we send cards with bad poetry and chessy savings.
No matter his quite obvious misogyny, his ambivalence on race, his youthful bad poetry or his falling off after the Nobel Prize.
Judith (Eileen Atkins) relies on tarot cards and is always predicting the worst; her husband, Amos (Ian McKellen), runs the farm badly and preaches frightening sermons to the Church of the Quivering Brethern ("there is no butter in hell"); daughter Elfine (Maria Miles) affects an ethereal grace while reciting bad poetry on hilltops; and son Seth (Rufus Sewell) seems to be constantly auditioning to play Lady Chatterley's lover.
Addressing the poem's numerous "absurdities of situation and poetics" noted previously by critics Jesse Bier, Howard Mumford Jones, and others, Eddings argues that they are purposive discordances shrewdly orchestrated by Poe to expose sterile, ego-centered Romanticism (the narrator is a self-indulgent Romantic poseur wallowing deliciously in his own angst) as well as the bad poetry that results.