-noun 1. any bulbous plant belonging to the genus Narcissus, of the amaryllis family, having showy yellow or white flowers with a cup-shaped corona. 2. the flower of any of these plants. 3. (initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. a youth who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool and wasted away from unsatisfied desire, whereupon he was transformed into the flower.
I lose myself in your petals In search of my own image Warped Narcissus Inebriated by scents Too familiar not to be Vaguely incestuous
OVERTURE –noun 1. an opening or initiating move toward negotiations, a new relationship, an agreement, etc.; a formal or informal proposal or offer. 2. Music. a. an orchestral composition forming the prelude or introduction to an opera, oratorio, etc. b. an independent piece of similar character. 3. an introductory part, as of a poem; prelude; prologue. 4. (in Presbyterian churches) a. the action of an ecclesiastical court in submitting a question or proposal to presbyteries. b. the proposal or question so submitted. –verb (used with object) 5. to submit as an overture or proposal. 6. to make an overture or proposal to
I love to play A most fragrant Sicilian overture Full of crunch And surprises.
TRANSGRESS -trans. verb 1. to pass over or beyond (a limit or boundary); to surpass; to overstep 2. to break or violate (a civil or moral law, for example); -int. verb 3. to commit an offence by disobeying a law or command; sin
Dare To Transgress For pleasure, Acceleration, A call of the wild and untamed A sense of fragrant wind rushing Messing with your hair. A free life A cat’s Blessed Life.
SCANT –adj. 1. barely sufficient in amount or quantity; not abundant; almost inadequate. 2. limited; meagre; not large. 3. barely amounting to as much as indicated. 4. having an inadequate or limited supply (usually followed by “of”) –verb (used with object) 5. to make scant; diminish. 6. to stint the supply of; withhold. 7. to treat slightly or inadequately. –adv. 8. Scot. and North England Dialect. scarcely; barely; hardly.
A scant measure of hope Yet the cup overflows Exuberance wins all The garden a green riot.
–noun 1. a slender, typically rod-shaped rigid piece of metal, usually in any of numerous standard lengths from a fraction of an inch to several inches and having one end pointed and the other enlarged and flattened, for hammering into or through wood, other building materials, etc., as used in building, in fastening, or in holding separate pieces together. 2. a thin, horny plate, consisting of modified epidermis, growing on the upper side of the end of a finger or toe. 3. a former measure of length for cloth, equal to 21/4 in. (6.4 cm). –verb (used with object) 4. to fasten with a nail or nails. 5. to enclose or confine (something) by nailing (often fol. by up). 6. to make fast or keep firmly in one place or position. 7. to accomplish perfectly. 8. Informal. a. to secure by prompt action; catch or seize. b. to catch (a person) in some difficulty, lie, etc. c. to detect and expose (a lie, scandal, etc.). 9. Slang. to hit (a person). 10. to focus intently on an object or subject. 11. Obsolete. to stud with or as if with nails.
I Tried To save Drifting love Nailing evidence On every wall for anchorage
Stopping very short of adding My beating heart as exhibit.
Our love continued on its course Downwards, downwards, still,
A slow death of lead poisoning. All that cold metal Draining heat And life From It.
–noun 1. the act or process of communicating; fact of being communicated. 2. the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. 3. something imparted, interchanged, or transmitted. 4. a document or message imparting news, views, information, etc. 5. passage, or an opportunity or means of passage, between places. 6. communications, a. means of sending messages, orders, etc., including telephone, telegraph, radio, and television. b. routes and transportation for moving troops and supplies from a base to an area of operations. 7. Biology. a. activity by one organism that changes or has the potential to change the behaviour of other organisms. b. transfer of information from one cell or molecule to another, as by chemical or electrical signals.
Struggling With communication issues I implored: “Talk to me!” But he remained mute As if made of wood.
–noun 1. a picture or decoration made of small, usually coloured pieces of inlaid stone, glass, etc. 2. the process of producing such a picture or decoration. 3. something resembling such a picture or decoration in composition, especially in being made up of diverse elements. 4. Also called aerial mosaic, photomosaic. an assembly of aerial photographs matched in such a way as to show a continuous photographic representation of an area (mosaic map). 5. Architecture. (in an architectural plan) a system of patterns for differentiating the areas of a building or the like, sometimes consisting of purely arbitrary patterns used to separate areas according to function but often consisting of plans of flooring, reflected ceiling plans, overhead views of furnishings and equipment, or other items really included in the building or building plan. 6. Also called mosaic disease. Plant Pathology. any of several diseases of plants, characterized by mottled green or green and yellow areas on the leaves, caused by certain viruses. 7. Biology. an organism exhibiting mosaicism. 8. Television. a light-sensitive surface in a television camera tube, consisting of a thin mica sheet coated on one side with a large number of small globules of silver and cesium insulated from each other. The image to be televised is focused on this surface and the resulting charges on the globules are scanned by an electron beam. –adjective 9. pertaining to, resembling, or used for making a mosaic or mosaic work. 10.composed of a combination of diverse elements. –verb (used with object) 11.to make a mosaic of or from. 12.to decorate with mosaic.
Your smile has become a mosaic A myriad of feelings thrown together But pleasure; worn off by time.
–noun 1. Canon Law. a concealment of the pertinent facts in a petition, as for dispensation or favour, that in certain cases nullifies the grant. 2. Scots Law. the act of obtaining something, as an escheat, by concealing pertinent facts. 3. a fallacious representation or an inference from it.
There’s true subreption In its acting nonchalant Insects? What insects?
–verb (used without object) 1. to shake tremulously; quiver or tremble. 2. to sound, speak, or sing tremulously. 3. to perform trills in singing or on a musical instrument. –verb (used with object) 4. to utter, say, or sing with a quavering or tremulous voice. –noun 5. a quavering or tremulous shake, especially in the voice. 6. a quavering tone or utterance. 7. Music (chiefly British). an eighth note.
She sang Hanging onto a semiquaver Feathers aflutter The tenuous sound Stopping the world in its tracks
–verb (used with object) 1. to ask for as a gift, as charity, or as a favour. 2. to ask (someone) to give or do something; implore. 3. to take for granted without basis or justification. 4. to fail or refuse to come to grips with; avoid; evade. –verb (used without object) 5. to ask alms or charity; live by asking alms. 6. to ask humbly or earnestly. 7. (of a dog) to sit up, as trained, in a posture of entreaty.
Your hand a shallow bowl Begging for stray thoughts, Shadows left behind by departing doubts And wasted tears gone dry with age. Begging for a gesture, a look Cognition before recognition A loosely wrapped bond ready to fly. Begging to be held.
–verb (used with object) 1. to move past; go by. 2. to let go without notice, action, remark, etc.; leave unconsidered; disregard; overlook. 3. to omit the usual or regular payment of. 4. to cause or allow to go through or beyond a gate, barrier, etc. 5. to go across or over (a stream, threshold, etc.); cross. 6. to endure or undergo. 7. to undergo or complete successfully. 8. to cause or permit to complete successfully (an investigation, examination, course of study, etc.). 9. to go beyond (a point, degree, stage, etc.); transcend; exceed; surpass. 10.to cause to go or extend farther. 11.to cause to go, move, or march by. 12.to allot to oneself (a portion of time); spend. 13.to live through, utilize, or fill; occupy oneself during. 14.to cause to circulate or spread; disseminate. 15.to cause to be accepted or received: to pass a worthless check. 16.to convey, transfer, or transmit; deliver (often followed by “on”). 17.to convey from one person, hand, etc., to another. 18.to pledge. 19.to utter, pronounce, or speak. 20.to cause to go through something, as a process or agency. 21.to discharge or void from the body, as excrement or a kidney stone. 22.to sanction or approve, especially by vote. 23.to obtain the approval or sanction of (a legislative body, committee, etc.), especially by a vote. 24.to express or pronounce, as an opinion. 25.Law. to place legal title or interest in (another) by a conveyance, a will, or other transfer. 26.(in feats of magic) to perform a pass on. 27.Tennis. to make a passing shot against (an opponent). 28.Sports. to transfer (the ball or puck) to a team mate. 29.Bullfighting. (of a bullfighter) to provoke and guide the charge of (a bull) with the capa or especially the muleta. –verb (used without object) 30.to go or move onward; proceed. 31.to come to or toward, then go beyond. 32.to go away; depart. 33.to elapse or slip by; be spent. 34.to come to an end. 35.to die. 36.to take place; happen; occur. 37.to go by or move past. 39.to serve as a marginally acceptable substitute. 40.to live or be known as a member of a racial, religious, or ethnic group other than one's own, esp. to live and be known as a white person although of black ancestry. 41.to be transferred or conveyed. 42.to be interchanged, as between two persons. 43.to undergo transition or conversion. 44.to go or get through a barrier, test, course of study, etc., successfully. 45. to go unheeded, unchallenged, or un-remarked on. 46.to express or pronounce an opinion, judgement, verdict, etc. (usually followed by “on” or “upon”). 47.to be voided, as excrement or a kidney stone. 48. to obtain the vote of approval or sanction of a legislative body, official committee, or the like. 49. Law. a. (of a member of an inquest or other deliberative body) to sit (usually followed by “on” or “upon”). b. to adjudicate. c. to vest title or other legal interest in real or personal property in a new owner. 50.to throw a ball from one person to another, as in a game of catch. 51.Sports. to make a pass, as in football or ice hockey. 52.Cards. a. to forgo one's opportunity to bid, play, etc. b. to throw in one's hand. 53.Fencing Obsolete. to thrust or lunge. –noun 54.an act of passing. 55.a narrow route across a relatively low notch or depression in a mountain barrier. 56.a road, channel, or other way providing a means of passage, as through an obstructed region or other barrier. 57.a navigable channel, as at the mouth or in the delta of a river. 58.a permission or license to pass, go, come, or enter. 59.Military. a. a military document granting the right to cross lines or to enter or leave a military or naval base or building. b. written authority given a soldier to leave a station or duty for a specified period of time. 60.a free ticket or permit. 61.South African. A document formerly issued to a Black person in South Africa and used to enforce certain legal and economic restrictions under the apartheid system. Also called reference book. 62.Chiefly British. the act of passing a university or school examination or course without honours or distinction. 63.Sports. the transfer of a ball or puck from one team mate to another. 64.Baseball. the awarding of first base to a batter to whom four balls have been pitched. Also called “base on balls". 65.Fencing. a thrust or lunge. 66.a single movement, effort, manoeuvre, etc. 67.Informal. a. a gesture, action, or remark that is intended to be sexually inviting; amorous overture. b. a jab or poke with the arm, especially one that misses its mark. 68.Cards. the act or statement of not bidding or raising another bid. 69.(in feats of magic) a. a passing of the hand over, along, or before anything. b. the transference or changing of objects by or as by sleight of hand; a manipulation, as of a juggler. 70.a particular stage or state of affairs. 71.Bullfighting. a pase. 72.one passage of a tool over work or one passage of work through a machine. 73.Archaic. a witty remark or thrust. 74.Mining. an opening for delivering coal or ore to a lower level underground.
Sometimes, I whisper secrets, Passing notion into the mirror, To see if it might reflect And send an answer I might use in real life. But clouds are just passing And I can't seem to.
TROPOSPHERE –noun Meteorology. the lowest layer of the atmosphere, 6 mi. (10 km) high in some areas and as much as 12 mi. (20 km) high in others, within which there is a steady drop in temperature with increasing altitude and within which nearly all cloud formations occur and weather conditions manifest themselves.
That week he found the troposphere Weighing down on him, pressing, Slowly washing his body into the mirror Where he could see torture implements Captured already, ready for his arrival. Eager.
AEOLIAN –adj. 1. pertaining to Aeolus, or to the winds in general. 2. (usually lowercase) of or caused by the wind; wind-blown. 3. (lowercase) Geology. noting or pertaining to sand or rock material carried or arranged by the wind (also spelled “eolian”). -noun 1. One of a Hellenic people of central Greece that occupied Aeolis and Lesbos around 1100 B.C.
Scaling Aeolian walls Crumbling under our steps, Thinking of Sisyphus.
-noun 1. the state of being happy, especially in a high degree; bliss. 2. an instance of this. 3. a source of happiness. 4. a skillful faculty. 5. an instance or display of this. 6. Archaic. good fortune.
Looking for felicity Promised by a book Discovering the pictures Never match reality.
verb (used with object) 1. to present, especially deliberately, the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely.. 2. to convey to the mind as the meaning or thing intended; express or imply. –noun 3. the meaning, import, or sense: the main purport of your letter. 4. purpose; intention; object
“Why the long face?” He asks, The purported trinket still in hand - She won’t touch it – “It doesn’t even look so cheap!”
She reaches out, - Finally - Stroking the beast in ginger sweeps, Tears in her eyes.
Digging his grave He insists, “Not cheap, not cheap at all, even…” She tosses her head Does she agree? Doesn’t she?
The words spill out - At last - A sad condemnation, a bare murmur A slow exhalation.
–noun 1. a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams: the base International System unit of mass, equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram, a platinum-iridium cylinder kept in Sèvres, France. Abbreviation: kg 2. a unit of force and weight, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of 9.80665 meters per second per second when acting on a mass of one kilogram. Abbreviation: kg
She was in his debt And therefore in his clutch Would he ask for a pound of flesh? His lust for money was... Astronomical His desire for a bond Strongest still. The request was for a kilogram. Of kisses.