If you bothered to stay up late to see Amy Bigwig‘s acceptance speech near the end of the Grammys, the phrase “Blake, incarcerated” might still be in your head today. It’s a total renaissance for the word. (Full quote at NME.) Suggested usage: If your cat or toddler is stuck somewhere, you say, “Fluffy, incarcerated” or “Booboo, incarcerated.” It has to be monotone and slightly haughty.
But enough of that. I’m here to make the point that Amy’s Blake Fielder Civil might find inspiration from the life of poet William Blake. Fielder Civil is awaiting trial on what most reports call “charges of assault and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.” The bard Blake was tried on charges of assault and sedition. He was acquitted.
As far as I know, Fielder Civil is not a poet.