Friday, 15 October 2010

Heavy

HEAVY

–adj.
1. of great weight; hard to lift or carry
2. of great amount, quantity, or size; extremely large; massive.
3. of great force, intensity, turbulence, etc.
4. of more than the usual or average weight.
5. having much weight in proportion to bulk; being of high specific gravity.
6. of major import; grave; serious..
7. deep or intense; profound.
8. Military .
a. thickly armed or equipped with guns of large size..
b. (of guns) of the more powerful sizes: heavy weapons.
9. hard to bear; burdensome; harsh; oppressive.
10. hard to cope with; trying; difficult.
11. being as indicated to an unusually great degree.
12. broad, thick, or coarse; not delicate.
13. weighted or laden..
14. fraught; loaded; charged.
15. depressed with trouble or sorrow; showing sorrow; sad.
16. without vivacity or interest; ponderous; dull.
17. slow in movement or action; clumsy.
18. loud and deep; sonorous.
19. (of the sky) overcast or cloudy.
20. exceptionally dense in substance; insufficiently raised or leavened; thick.
21. (of food) not easily digested.
22. being in a state of advanced pregnancy; nearing childbirth.
23. having a large capacity, capable of doing rough work, or having a large output.
24. producing or refining basic materials, as steel or coal, used in manufacturing.
25. sober, serious, or sombre.
26. Chemistry . of or pertaining to an isotope of greater than normal atomic weight, as heavy hydrogen or heavy oxygen, or to a compound containing such an element, as heavy water.
27. Slang .
a. very good; excellent.
b. very serious or important.
28. Prosody . (of a syllable)
a. stressed.
b. long.
–noun
29. a sombre or ennobled theatrical role or character.
30. the theatrical role of a villain.
31. an actor who plays a theatrical heavy.
32. Military . a gun of great weight or large calibre.
33. Slang . a very important or influential person






















Your dreams are so heavy
When you lock me out
Banging on their door
Asking to be let in
Or out.



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11 comments:

Berowne said...

Beautifully conceived, beautifully written...

Lyn said...

So strong...in so few words...

willow said...

I love the notion of heavy dreams. Nice.

Jingle said...

powerful and profound words.

Kristen Haskell said...

I too have very heavy dreams so I can appreciate the need to let them out!

gautami tripathy said...

Very deep!

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Brian Miller said...

bang bang bang...ha. love those last few lines...in or out...nice magpie...

Tumblewords: said...

Oh, yes, heavy dreams. I know them. Nice haiga!

Reflections said...

Such a profound take on this post.

Powerfully spoken.

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

the weight of these words...powerful

joanny said...

Dreaming is another 'window' to our inner reality, interesting and surreal poem.

nice take on the magpie --

cheers,
joanny
http://thedowsersdaughter.blogspot.com/