Thursday, 16 August 2018

Prospective

PROSPECTIVE

-adj.
1. looking towards the future
2. (prenominal) anticipated or likely

























Slanted and skewed
A prospective
Perspective

Distorted by glass 

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Granular

GRANULAR

-adj.
1. of, like, containing, or resembling a granule or granules
2. having a grainy or granulated surface
























Grasping for a granular mirage
Of gritty reality, smudged make-up
Hoping to find crumbs of truth

Fading into darkness instead

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Avail

AVAIL

-verb
1. to be of use, advantage, profit, or assistance (to)
-noun
2. use or advantage

























Flowers and décor
Demand avail
Of clever contraptions

Monday, 13 August 2018

Contumacy

CONTUMACY

-noun
1. obstinate and wilful rebelliousness or resistance to authority; insubordination; disobedience
2. the wilful refusal of a person to appear before a court or to comply with a court order

























Find the cutest
Contumacy
In kawaii street art

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Meringue

MERINGUE

-noun
1. stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with sugar and baked, often as a topping for pies, cakes, etc.
2. a small cake or shell of this mixture, often filled with cream


























Emancipated
From the usual
Meringue is flat
And trendy

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Pantomime

PANTOMIME

-noun
1. a theatrical entertainment, mainly for children, which involves music, topical jokes, and slapstick comedy and is based on a fairy tale or nursery story, often produced around Christmas.
2. a dramatic entertainment, originating in Roman mime, in which performers express meaning through gestures accompanied by music.
-verb
3. express or represent by exaggerated mime.


























The will to be cuddled
Wrapped in a pantomime
The belly trap is sprung

Friday, 10 August 2018

Colophon

COLOPHON

-noun
1. a publisher's emblem on a book
2. (formerly) an inscription at the end of a book showing the title, printer, date, etc.























She chooses her
Place of rest
By colophon
Knowing there will
Be more room
For her dreams

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Acclivity

ACCLIVITY

-noun
an upward slope, in particular of the ground


























A balloon
To fight gravity
And acclivity’s challenge
Aiming towards
The exit

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Acclimatize

ACCLIMATIZE

-verb
to adapt or become accustomed to a new climate or environment
























The lion sun
Has acclamatized
To its new quarters
Melting the North

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Scriptory

SCRIPTORY

-adj.
of or relating to writing


















A house
Of scriptory delights
Celebrates the raven wings
Of poetry


Monday, 6 August 2018

Finitude

FINITUDE

-noun
(formal) the quality or state of being finite or limited

























A white line on the road
Carries the illusion
Of shifting finitude
A field entering forms
Alongside depression

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Insipid

INSIPID

-adj.
1. lacking spirit; boring
2. lacking taste; unpalatable

























Red peppers
Fish belly and chorizo
Should have been anything

But insipid

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Apathy

APATHY

-noun
1. absence of interest in or enthusiasm for things generally considered interesting or moving
2. absence of emotion


























It’s too warm
For anything but apathy
Even in the face
Of a prospective fuss

Friday, 3 August 2018

Brilliance

BRILLIANCE

-noun
1. great brightness; radiance
2. excellence or distinction in physical or mental ability; exceptional talent
3. splendour; magnificence
4. (physics) .  a former term for luminance
















Three dots
Granular brilliance
Marking a wish for holidays

And a lack of commitment

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Outburst

OUTBURST

-noun
1. a sudden and violent expression of emotion
2. an explosion or eruption
























She argues
In brief outbursts
Of expletives
Her right to be

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