Warning! !anguage Ahead! by J.Ahlberg at Spillwords.com

Warning! !anguage Ahead!

Warning! !anguage Ahead!

written by: J.Ahlberg



All language is sensitive

Meaning isn’t definitive

Context creates alternative

Views are comparative

Warnings aren’t preventative

Nice is often negative

Swearing can be relative

It’s soppy to be tentative

Sweetness is a sedative

Bland is simply decorative

Content is imperative


Prosey is hypersensitive

When made of flimsy flowers,

But language argumentative

Emboldens and empowers.



NOVEMBER 2018 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Jo is an academic researcher in the philosophy of Imagination. She has several jobs which include: university lecturer in philosophy, GCSE English teacher and a "jobbing" writer - writing commissions from multimillion pound international bids to annoying cliched flyers. In her spare time, she is walked by the dog, organised by the kids and validated by her husband.

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