–verb (used with object)
1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm; substantiate.
2. to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison.
3. to act as ultimate proof or evidence of; serve to confirm.
a. to prove or confirm (an allegation).
b. to state to be true, esp. in legal use, formally or upon oath.
I check and check and check
Verifying any suspicious spelling
Pesky typos still getting through
No need for despair, this isn’t yet a wreck
But for my red pen’s furious yelling
It’s just a phrase I’m going through.
poetry 2017 / 085
15 hours ago