Thursday, 9 June 2011



(also: tumbrel)
1. one of the carts used during the French Revolution to convey victims to the guillotine.
2. a farmer's cart, especially one for hauling manure, that can be tilted to discharge its load.
3. Obsolete . a two-wheeled covered cart accompanying artillery for carrying tools, ammunition, etc.

A tumbril of leaves
To shift the seasons
And dried up memories

1 comment:

Kristen Haskell said...

Great word. I will use it for sure. In fact there is a part in my current story that needs that word and I just couldn't think of it. Thank you :)