Day 202: Blason

Blason is a form of poetry that compares the subject (usually a woman) to an object (diamonds, stars etc). This is not just something that is found in Elizabethan poetry, like in Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130, but also in modern poetry like Maya Angelou’s Still I rise. At university I fell in love with the blasonContinue reading “Day 202: Blason”