EPIGENESIS –noun 1.Biology . a. the theory that an embryo develops from the successive differentiation of an originally undifferentiated structure (opposed to pre-formation). b. the approximately stepwise process by which genetic information, as modified by environmental influences, is translated into the substance and behaviour of an organism. 2.Geology . ore deposition subsequent to the original formation of the enclosing country rock.
Our story has its own epigenesis Made of mistakes and false starts Hopes and absurd contentment Little betrayals and complicity Doubts and utter certainty Grand accesses of fury, sad tempests Shared drinks and laughter Shared food and sadness.
-noun a sudden, passing sensation of excitement; a shudder of emotion; thrill
Just A Moment Bare shivers From the Earth’s shoulders Is all it takes: a mere frisson Crumpling worlds and lives to dramatic origami Jigsaw puzzle missing pieces, blood along edges Torn corners that will never fit Never be cradled Or held tight Again Sick Earth
–noun 1. a landing pier. 2. the space or waterway between two piers or wharves, as for receiving a ship while in port. 3. such a waterway, enclosed or open, together with the surrounding piers, wharves, etc. 4. dry dock. 5. a platform for loading and unloading trucks, railway freight cars, etc. 6. an airplane hangar or repair shed. 7. Also called scene dock. a place in a theatre near the stage or beneath the floor of the stage for the storage of scenery. –verb (used with object) 8. to bring (a ship or boat) into a dock; lay up in a dock. 9. to place in dry dock, as for repairs, cleaning, or painting. 10.to join (a space vehicle) with another or with a space station in outer space. –verb (used without object) 11.to come or go into a dock or dry dock. 12.(of two space vehicles) to join together in outer space.
–noun 1.the solid or fleshy part of an animal's tail, as distinguished from the hair. 2.the part of a tail left after cutting or clipping. –verb (used with object) 3.to cut off the end of; cut short. 4.to cut short the tail of. 5.to deduct from the wages of, usually as a punishment. 6.to deduct from (wages)
–noun 1.the place in a courtroom where a prisoner is placed during trial. –noun 1.any of various weedy plants belonging to the genus Rumex, of the buckwheat family, as R. obtusifolius (bitter dock) or R. acetosa (sour dock), having long taproots. 2.any of various other plants, mostly coarse weeds.
Stricken statues Docked from the top By frost and time Stand unperturbed.
–adj. 1. powerful; mighty. 2. cogent; persuasive. 3. producing powerful physical or chemical effects. 4. having or exercising great power or influence. 5. (of a male) capable of sexual intercourse.
–noun heraldry 1. a fur having a pattern of T -shaped forms, placed in alternate directions and having alternating tinctures, one metal and one colour, so that all forms of one tincture face the same way and are between, above, and below forms of the other tincture facing the other way. 2. a T -shaped form used in potent or counterpotent. –adj. 3. (of a cross) having a crosspiece at the extremity of each arm
I remember your scent Permeating the space. We would sniff at the walls, Sofas, curtains Whenever you were away Perfume holding its magic
You left traces of you So we would not miss you Too much We thought the enchantment Cast to reel you back home.
You held your secret Tightly bottled and sealed A little star So potent, so huge, then A fragile empty shell.
–noun 1. the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal. 2. the crop or craw of a fowl. 3. the stomach, especially that of an animal. 4. a cavernous opening that resembles the open jaws of an animal 5. the symbolic or theoretical centre of a voracious hunger or appetite of any kind
The creature's maw Is nowhere as impressive As its appetite.
–noun 1. the part of an ancient Greek choral ode sung by the chorus when moving from right to left. 2. the movement performed by the chorus during the singing of this part. 3. the first of the three series of lines forming the divisions of each section of a Pindaric ode. 4. (in modern poetry) any separate section or extended movement in a poem, distinguished from a stanza in that it does not follow a regularly repeated pattern.
I try to put it in words Arranging the strophes In hope for solace.
But no matter how much I try to water my pain It still blossoms With each passing hour.
-verb 1. (when tr., often takes a clause as object) to take (something) for granted; assume 2. (when tr., often followed by an infinitive) to take upon oneself (to do something) without warrant or permission; dare. 3. (intr.; followed by "on" or "upon") to rely or depend 4. law to take as proved until contrary evidence is produced
Do Not Presume That you know All creatures that roam In the dark corners of your dreams New ones call out still Not conceived Not dreamt Yet. Yet.
-noun 1. needless repetition of an idea, especially in words other than those of the immediate context, without imparting additional force or clearness. 2. an instance of such repetition. 3. Logic . a. a compound propositional form all of whose instances are true. b. an instance of such a form.
I resent The tautology of brick laying Forced labour in the drizzle So I apply myself to the task Mindless, Until bricks disappear Leaving only pure movements Urban zen.
TAPER –verb (used without object) 1. to become smaller or thinner toward one end. 2. to grow gradually lean.http://www.blogger.com/post-create.g?blogID=6791158482078908160 –verb (used with object) 3. to make gradually smaller toward one end. 4. to reduce gradually. –noun 5. gradual diminution of width or thickness in an elongated object. 6. gradual decrease of force, capacity, etc. 7. anything having a tapering form, as a spire or obelisk. 8. a candle, esp. a very slender one. 9. a long wick coated with wax, tallow, or the like, as for use in lighting candles or gas. –noun a person who records or edits magnetic tape, videotape, etc.
Despite fear, panic, Anger tapered with sorrow Time applying its soothing wash Stealing more memories every day.