Tuesday 4 September 2018



1. (music) . the final, sometimes inessential, part of a musical structure
2. a concluding part of a literary work

As a ten years period concludes
The works drag into a coda
And I am free once again
To let words go on their journey

My gratitude and thanks to the readers. 

Monday 3 September 2018



(intr.) (English dialect) . (of wind) to blow forcefully with a roaring sound

A wuthering end is coming
Mostly ignored by the public at large

Spreading crumbs into oblivion

Sunday 2 September 2018



a kitchen chopper shaped like a half-moon and having a handle at each end

The moon, a metal rifle and faint
Sharp mezzaluna sunk in its wooden sky
Burning the kitchen with green fire,
The acrid sense of martyred herbs

Saturday 1 September 2018



1. denoting a Japanese artistic and cultural style that emphasizes the quality of cuteness, using bright colours and characters with a childlike appearance
2. (in Japanese art and culture) the quality of being lovable or cute

Rain on the top of its brain
Like a ragged mouse-hole
Scruffy kawaii love
Hunted by the ghosts
Of lost cuddles
At the edge of a dream

Friday 31 August 2018



1. (botany) . (of an anther) the condition of being unable to produce pollen
2. (obsolete) . the act of decaying

He sits on a bench
Contemplating his contabescence
Forgetting who he is
And which colour were
His one love's eyes 

Thursday 30 August 2018



1. to make or become worse or lower in quality, value, character, etc.; depreciate
2. (intr.) to wear away or disintegrate

There we are
Standing around the mental parts of sight.
At the background of fate,
The fall of windows each marked by some old sky
Deteriorating as a flame leaves
Each street sunk and gritty around the edges

Of a common storm 

Wednesday 29 August 2018



1. the time yet to come
2. undetermined events that will occur in that time
3. the condition of a person or thing at a later date
4. likelihood of later improvement or advancement
5. (grammar)
a. a tense of verbs used when the action or event described is to occur after the time of utterance
b. a verb in this tense
6. that is yet to come or be
7. of or expressing time yet to come
8. (prenominal) destined to become
9. (grammar) . in or denoting the future as a tense of verbs

Three dots floating
Over water, future
Uncertain and questions

Open or unasked

Tuesday 28 August 2018



1. the amount of monetary or other returns, either earned or unearned, accruing over a given period of time
2. receipts; revenue
3. (rare) . an inflow or influx

Fishing for an income
In the rainy morning
Hoping for a hot drink

Monday 27 August 2018



1. the distinctive name of a work of art, musical, or literary composition, etc.
2. a descriptive name, caption, or heading of a section of a book, speech, etc.
3. a name or epithet signifying rank, office, or function
4. a formal designation, such as Mr, Mrs, or Miss
5. an appellation designating nobility
6. (cinema)
a.  short for subtitle
b. written material giving credits in a film or television programme
7. (sport) . a championship
8. (property law)
a. the legal right to possession of property in particular real property
b. the basis of such right
c. the documentary evidence of such right
9. (law)
a. the heading or a division of a statute, book of law, etc.
b. the heading of a suit or action at law
10. any customary or established right
11. a claim based on a customary or established right
12. a definite spiritual charge or office in the church, without appointment to which a candidate for holy orders cannot lawfully be ordained
13. (Roman Catholic Church) . a titular church
14. (trans.) to give a title to

The story ends
In a little while
Leaving titles standing
Awaiting decay

Sunday 26 August 2018



1. a knife with the blade pivoted to fold into a recess in the handle
2. a former name for a type of dive in which the diver bends at the waist in mid-air, with the legs straight and the hands touching the feet, finally straightening out and entering the water headfirst: forward pike dive
-verb (intr.)
3. (of an articulated lorry) to go out of control in such a way that the trailer swings round at an angle to the cab
4. to make a jackknife dive

Cutting through summer
Honey with a jackknife
Dreams staining its blade

Saturday 25 August 2018



1. nervous activity or agitation, in particular if disproportionate or unnecessary
2. complaint or objection
3. an exhibition of affection or admiration, especilaly if excessive
4. a quarrel; dispute
5. (intr.) to worry unnecessarily
6. (intr.) to be excessively concerned over trifles
7. (when intr., usually followed by “over”) to show great or excessive concern, affection, etc. (for)
8. (intr.; followed by “with”) (Jamaican) . to quarrel violently
9. (trans.) to bother (a person)

Refusing to be ignored
She demands a fuss
And will not be denied

Friday 24 August 2018



1. an ecclesiastical calendar of the months
2. (Eastern Churches) . a liturgical book containing the lives of the saints arranged by months

Seek the dreams
Of torn menology
Across the walls
Of urban fog

Street art by ExVotoFecit

Thursday 23 August 2018



-verb (intr.) (mainly US)
1. to retch or feel nausea
2. to feel or express disgust

another name for cow parsnip, cow parsley

White pages
Made her keck
And write quicker
To fill a void
In her mind

Wednesday 22 August 2018



1. the prescribed or established form of a religious or other ceremony
2. such prescribed forms in general or collectively
3. stereotyped activity or behaviour
4. (psychology) . any repetitive behaviour, such as hand-washing, performed by a person with a compulsive personality disorder
5. any formal act, institution, or procedure that is followed consistently
6. of, relating to, or characteristic of religious, social, or other rituals

A tribute
Ritual blood
Painted over walls
To curry favours

Tuesday 21 August 2018



(trans.) to praise lavishly; exalt

Extols night
As its best friend
And accomplice