Caitlin Thomson | Poetry

29 EUPHEMISMS FOR DEATH

1. Shuffle off this mortal coil
2. At Peace
3. Brown Bread
4. Ride the pale horse
5. Crossed the Jordan
6. Done for
7. Pop one’s clogs
8. Struck down
9. Food for worms
10. Join the great majority
11. Kick the calendar
12. Croak
13. King of terrors
14. Curtains
15. Live on a farm
16. Hand in one’s dinner pail
17. Pay the ultimate price
18. Wear a pine overcoat
19. Pass away
20. Off on a boat
21. Hop the twig
22. Tango Uniform
23. Meet one’s maker
24. Peg out
25. Go out with boots on
26. Go West
27. Go to one’s reward
28. Go Bung
29. Go the way of all Flesh

Caitlin Thomson has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals including: The Adroit Journal, Rust + Moth, Barrow Street Journal, and Eleven, Eleven.  You can learn more about her writing at www.caitlinthomson.com

2018-11-26T18:18:31+00:00