Thursday, 8 April 2010

Border

BORDER

–noun
1. the part or edge of a surface or area that forms its outer boundary.
2. the line that separates one country, state, province, etc., from another; frontier line.
3. the district or region that lies along the boundary line of another.
4. the frontier of civilization.
5. the border,
a. the border between the U.S. and Mexico, especially along the Rio Grande.
b. In the British Isles, the region along the boundary between England and Scotland.
6. brink; verge.
7. an ornamental strip or design around the edge of a printed page, a drawing, etc.
8. an ornamental design or piece of ornamental trimming around the edge of a fabric, rug, garment, article of furniture, etc.
9. Horticulture.
a. a long, narrow bed planted with flowers, shrubs, or trees.
b. a strip of ground in which plants are grown, enclosing an area in a garden or running along the edge of a walk or driveway.
c. the plants growing in such a strip.
10.Theater.
a. a narrow curtain or strip of painted canvas hung above the stage, masking the flies and lighting units, and forming the top of the stage set.
b. border light - a strip-light hung upstage of a border, for lighting the stage.
–verb (used with object)
11.to make a border around; adorn with a border.
12.to form a border or boundary to.
13.to lie on the border of; adjoin.
–verb (used without object)
14.to form or constitute a border; be next to.
15.to approach closely in character; verge






















Where shadows define light
At that ultimate border
I shall meet your smile
With a frown of my own
For enhancement.

3 comments:

martha said...

Sounds like a couple with a very interesting and enduring relationship - I like it.

Lorenzo — Alchemist's Pillow said...

Ah, we're all "wetbacks" across that border ... Very nice touch, as always

Tumblewords: said...

I love this one - love it! The style and format is absolute perfection.