Thursday, 23 October 2014



a beacon or watchtower to guide seafarers

At night the locals would act up
And play “Phare” on the rocks
To see how many ships they could sink
And loot before getting caught

Wednesday, 22 October 2014



1. a fastening for a gate or door that consists of a bar that may be slid or lowered into a groove, hole, etc.
2. a spring-loaded door lock that can be opened by a key from outside
3. Also called: latch circuit (electronics) a logic circuit that transfers the input states to the output states when signalled, the output thereafter remaining insensitive to changes in input status until signalled again
4. to fasten, fit, or be fitted with or as if with a latch

We stayed in this old place where
Storm kept us captive and awake
A door escaped its latch
And banged about all night
But when we looked for it
Come morning – in the mist
There wasn’t one to find

Tuesday, 21 October 2014



1. a confused or perplexing political or interpersonal situation
2. (obsolete) a confused heap; jumble

Some sort
Of marble imbroglio
Full of symbols