-noun 1. The act of rendering a building defensible by the addition of battlements or by the cutting of loopholes. 2. The state or condition of being crenelated. 3. A battlement. 4. Any notch or indentation.
Crenelations Made to retain sauce But not to resist bites Adding crunch To succumbing pleasure
PRIM –adj. 1. formally precise or proper, as persons or behaviour; stiffly neat. –verb (used without object) 2. to draw up the mouth in an affectedly nice or precise way. –verb (used with object) 3. to make prim, as in appearance. 4. to draw (one's face, lips, etc.) into a prim expression.
Prim windows Bothered by naked figures Pursing their shades In unspoken disapproval
—noun 1. an item-by-item record of names or things, usually written or printed one under the other 2. computing a linearly ordered data structure 3. be on the danger list to be in a critical medical or physical condition —verb trans. 4. to make a list of 5. to include in a list 6. Brit . to declare to be a listed building 7. stock exchange to obtain an official quotation for (a security) so that it may be traded on the recognized market 8. an archaic word for enlist
—noun 1. a border or edging strip, especially of cloth 2. a less common word for selvage 3. a strip of bark, sapwood, etc, trimmed from a board or plank 4. another word for fillet 5. a strip, band, ridge or furrow 6. agriculture a ridge in ploughed land formed by throwing two furrows together —verb 7. to border with or as if with a list or lists 8. agriculture to plough (land) so as to form lists 9. to cut a list from (a board, plank, etc) —verb 1. (especially of ships) to lean over or cause to lean over to one side —noun 2. the act or an instance of leaning to one side —verb 1. to be pleasing to (a person) 2. ( trans.) to desire or choose —noun 3. a liking or desire
—verb an archaic or poetic word for listen
A lone winter rose Lists towards the light Is this love?
-noun 1. a very fine thread or threadlike structure; a fiber or fibril. 2. a single fibril of natural or synthetic textile fiber, of indefinite length, sometimes several miles long. 3. a long slender cell or series of attached cells, as in some algae and fungi. 4. Botany . the stalklike portion of a stamen, supporting the anther. 5. Ornithology . the barb of a down feather. 6. (in a light bulb or other incandescent lamp) the threadlike conductor, often of tungsten, in the bulb that is heated to incandescence by the passage of current. 7. Electronics . the heating element (sometimes also acting as a cathode) of a vacuum tube, resembling the filament in an incandescent bulb. 8. Astronomy . a solar prominence, as viewed within the sun's limb.
An unusual ingredient Boasting tea and filament. Should I risk it?
—noun 1. a type; class; sort (esp in the phrase of that, his, her, etc, ilk ). 2. ( Scot ) "of that ilk" of the place of the same name: used to indicate that the person named is proprietor or laird of the place named.
-pronoun 1. each. -adj. 2. each; every.
Face it: That ilk does not really need you They like to make you think they do. You are less important than a sun beam.
-noun 1. a scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe. 2. a long, passionate, and vehement speech, especially one delivered before a public gathering. 3. any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing lecture or discourse. -verb (used with object) 4. to address in a harangue.
I warned them not to follow Or else... But obviously They did not quite know What do make of my harangue.
TOGETHER -adv. 1. into or in one gathering, company, mass, place, or body. 2. into or in union, proximity, contact, or collision, as two or more things. 3. into or in relationship, association, business, or agreement, etc., as two or more persons. 4. taken or considered collectively or conjointly. 5. (of a single thing) into or in a condition of unity, compactness, or coherence. 6. at the same time; simultaneously. 7. without intermission or interruption; continuously; uninterruptedly. 8. in cooperation; with united action; conjointly. 9. with mutual action; mutually; reciprocally
Together The sun is warmer The roof softer Our dreams wilder Together
-verb(used without object) 1. to grow together or into one body. 2. to unite so as to form one mass, community, etc. 3.to blend or come together -verb (used with object) 4. to cause to unite in one body or mass.
A temple A shark fin Unfathomable markers Along the Silk Road Coalescing into mystery
-verb (used with object) 1. to look at amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently. 2. to eye; look or stare at. -verb (used without object) 3. to look amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently. 4. to look or stare. -noun 5. an amorous, flirtatious, or impertinent glance or stare.
Passing through rooms Ogling the wares Breathing in inspiration
WRY —adj. 1. twisted, contorted, or askew 2. (of a facial expression) produced or characterized by contorting of the features, usually indicating dislike 3. drily humorous; sardonic 4. warped, misdirected, or perverse 5. (of words, thoughts, etc) unsuitable or wrong —verb trans. 6. to twist or contort
Wry comment on the soul Unable to pull the body To its death
-noun 1.a. archaic , dialect or a dunghill or pile of refuse b. dialect a dustbin c. dialect ( Northern English ) an earth closet 2. Kitchen midden . a mound consisting of shells of edible mollusks and other refuse, marking the site of a prehistoric human habitation.
Torn pages tossing in the wind A midden of slashed secrets
—noun 1. obstruction of urban traffic caused by queues of vehicles forming across junctions and causing further queues to form in the intersecting streets 2. a point in a dispute at which no agreement can be reached; deadlock —verb trans. 3. (of traffic) to block or obstruct (an area)
Frozen in marble Historical gridlock A story unfolds
-adj. 1. Also: lentoid shaped like a biconvex lens 2. of or concerned with a lens or lenses 3. shaped like a lentil seed 4. of or relating to a galaxy with a large central bulge, small disc, but no spiral arms, intermediate in shape between spiral and elliptical galaxies
Resting on the edge Of a lenticular seat Dreaming of the next meal
-noun 1. Informal . a man or boy; fellow. 2. Usually, guys. Informal . persons of either sex; people. 3. Chiefly British Slang . a grotesquely dressed person. 4. ( often initial capital letter ) British . a grotesque effigy of Guy Fawkes that is paraded through the streets and burned on Guy Fawkes Day. -verb (used with object) 5. to jeer at or make fun of; ridicule.
-noun 1. a rope, cable, or appliance used to guide and steady an object being hoisted or lowered, or to secure anything likely to shift its position. verb (used with object) 2. to guide, steady, or secure with a guy or guys.
Fun Guying Pythagoras And his science. Some jealous guy?
—noun 1. the difference in time, about 11 days, between the solar year and the lunar year 2. the number of days between the beginning of the calendar year and the new moon immediately preceding this 3. the difference in time between the calendar month and the synodic month
We celebrate the epact A worthier pursuit To have along with wine.