Twist a Cliché

Start with a cliche such as 'raining cats and dogs' and write a poem that twists it in a way.

  • This is a useful writing exercise that I first found in Write Poetry And Get It Published by Matthew Sweeney and John Hartley Williams.
  • This exercise was the start of this poem I wrote.

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