21 October 2017

Trigger Warnings Trigger Poetry

A story from the (UK) Independent, which 'triggered' (pun intended!) Euterpe to inspire a couple of my friends. 

Cambridge University students given trigger warnings for Shakespeare plays

Their inspired works:

From 'Jeeter',

To be triggered, or not to be triggered, that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The perceived slings and arrows of outrageous words,
Or to get butthurt from a sea of micro-aggressions
And by entering our safe spaces, to snuggle with security blankies.

And from 'In His Love',

Alas, poor snowflakes!
I know of them, Fishies;
a group of fragile build
and childish goals.

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