Wednesday, 22 October 2008

Peremptory

PEREMPTORY

—adj.
1. leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative: a peremptory command.
2. imperious or dictatorial.
3. positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner, etc.
4. Law.
a. that precludes or does not admit of debate, question, etc.: a peremptory edict.
b. decisive or final.
c. in which a command is absolute and unconditional: a peremptory writ.
























The peremptory notes
Left at his feet
Were dressed as prayers
But left him with his arms
Full.

3 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

Fabulous.

Such prayers are a relic of pagan wish burning.

Dina said...

I've never seen such a thing. Love it!

martha said...

Poor St.Anthony. I wondered what you might do with that photo