EXALT –verb (used with object) 1. to raise in rank, honour, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate. 2. to praise; extol. 3. to stimulate, as the imagination. 4. to intensify, as a colour. 5. Obsolete. to elate, as with pride or joy.
Bread and cake, fruits too Their scent exalted by heat. Grand mother's kitchen.
VAIN –adj. 1. excessively proud of or concerned about one's own appearance, qualities, achievements, etc.; conceited. 2. proceeding from or showing personal vanity. 3. ineffectual or unsuccessful; futile. 4. without real significance, value, or importance; baseless or worthless. 5. Archaic. senseless or foolish.
I could try this, A vain attempt Describing texture, flavour and scents Trying to make you see, taste, smell. Folly.
–verb (used without object) 1. to be in a horizontal, recumbent, or prostrate position, as on a bed or the ground; recline. 2. (of objects) to rest in a horizontal or flat position. 3. to be or remain in a position or state of inactivity, subjection, restraint, concealment, etc. 4. to rest, press, or weigh (usually fol. by on or upon). 5. to depend (usually followed by "on" or "upon"). 6. to be placed or situated. 7. to be stretched out or extended. 8. to be in or have a specified direction; extend. 9. to be found or located in a particular area or place. 10.to consist or be grounded (usually followed by "in"). 11.to be buried in a particular spot. 12.Law. to be sustainable or admissible, as an action or appeal. 13.Archaic. to lodge; stay the night; sojourn. –noun 14.the manner, relative position, or direction in which something lies. 15.the haunt or covert of an animal. 16.Golf. the position of the ball relative to how easy or how difficult it is to play.
You lie in the small of my hand, Liquid genie trapped in a bottle Memories of scents mingled To evocate worlds bigger than this one.
-trans. verb 1. To produce a faint image or resemblance of; to outline or sketch. 2. To prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow. 3. To suggest, indicate, or disclose partially. 4. To cast a shadow over; to shade; to obscure.
This Place You chose, Marking it As your dominion. I can still see you adumbrate The walls with the notion of your future departure.
–noun 1. general external appearance; aspect; semblance. 2. assumed appearance or mere semblance. 3. style of dress. 4. Archaic. manner; mode. –verb (used with object) 5. to dress; attire. –verb (used without object) 6. Scot. and North England. to appear or go in disguise.
Let's Put Ourselves In its guise Just for a minute: Could it ever have – find – the time To be bored with its preciously diminutive life?
–noun air, bearing, or demeanour, as showing character, feeling, etc.:
He had the miens of a villain And was crucified often enough for petty offences Which he might - or not - have committed. Yet underneath the crusty guise Beat a heart made of the purest crystal Chiming with love and compassion.
–noun Pathology. intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries. The obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot (thrombus) formed at the site of obstruction.
With ghosts of planes Still floating around in my blood Thrombosis was a foregone conclusion
–adj. 1. British Dialect. doomed; fated to die. 2. Chiefly Scot. appearing to be under a spell; marked by an apprehension of death, calamity, or evil. 3. supernatural; unreal; enchanted: elves, fairies, and other fey creatures. 4. being in unnaturally high spirits, as were formerly thought to precede death. 5. whimsical; strange; otherworldly
She smiles a pointy smile, Looking in earnest, the fey creature. She loves you to bits, she swears. So much so that she'll have your liver for breakfast.
–verb (used with object) 1. to carry lightly and smoothly through the air or over water. 2. to send or convey lightly, as if in flight. 3. Obsolete. to signal to, summon, or direct by waving. –verb (used without object) 4. to float or be carried, esp. through the air. –noun 5. a sound, odour, etc., faintly perceived. 6. a wafting movement; light current or gust. 7. the act of wafting. 8. Nautical. a signal given by waving a flag.
Song of the trees Shadow scents wafting Cicadas dream.
–noun 1. burning gas or vapour, as from wood or coal, that is undergoing combustion; a portion of ignited gas or vapour. 2. Often, flames. the state or condition of blazing combustion. 3. any flamelike condition; glow; inflamed condition. 4. brilliant light; scintillating lustre. 5. bright colouring; a streak or patch of colour. 6. Flame colour: bright reddish-orange. 7. intense ardour, zeal, or passion. 8. Informal. an object of one's passionate love; sweetheart 9. Computer Slang. an angry, critical, or disparaging electronic message, as an e-mail or newsgroup post. –verb (used without object) 10.to burn with a flame or flames; burst into flames; blaze. 11.to glow like flame; shine brilliantly; flash. 12.to burn or burst forth with strong emotion; break into open anger, indignation, etc. 13.Computer Slang. to send an angry, critical, or disparaging electronic message. –verb (used with object) 14.to subject to the action of flame or fire. 15.to flambé. 16.Computer Slang. to insult or criticize angrily in an electronic message.
Which burns the most Of the flame Or its shadow?
Which lights the most Of the fire Or the reflection?
–noun 1. an expression or declaration of objection, disapproval, or dissent, often in opposition to something a person is powerless to prevent or avoid. 2. Commerce. a. a formal notary certificate attesting the fact that a check, note, or bill of exchange has been presented for acceptance or payment and that it has been refused. b. the action taken to fix the liability for a dishonoured bill of exchange or note. 3. Law. a. (upon one's payment of a tax or other state or city exaction) a formal statement disputing the legality of the demand. b. a written and attested declaration made by the master of a ship stating the circumstances under which some damage has happened to the ship or cargo, or other circumstances involving the liability of the officers, crew, etc. 4. Sports. a formal objection or complaint made to an official. –verb (used without object) 5. to give manifest expression to objection or disapproval; remonstrate. 6. to make solemn or earnest declaration. –verb (used with object) 7. to make a protest or remonstrance against; object to. 8. to say in protest or remonstrance. 9. to declare solemnly or earnestly; affirm; assert. 10.to make a formal declaration of the non acceptance or non payment of (a bill of exchange or note). 11.Obsolete. to call to witness.
Protest full of teeth But of little true impact. A cool stone crawler.
–noun 1. a person with whom one has had no personal acquaintance. 2. a newcomer in a place or locality. 3. an outsider. 4. a person who is unacquainted with or unaccustomed to something (usually followed by “to”). 5. a person who is not a member of the family, group, community, or the like, as a visitor or guest. 6. Law. one not privy or party to an act, proceeding, etc. –adv. 7. in a strange manner
Read from your left palm A most tantalizing threat. Frost on your caught breath.
ASSIMILATE –verb (used with object) 1. to take in and incorporate as one's own; absorb. 2. to bring into conformity with the customs, attitudes, etc., of a group, nation, or the like; adapt or adjust. 3. Physiology. to convert (food) to substances suitable for incorporation into the body and its tissues. 4. to cause to resemble (usually followed by “to” or “with”). 5. to compare; liken (usually followed by “to” or “with”). 6. Phonetics. to modify by assimilation. –verb (used without object) 7. to be or become absorbed. 8. to conform or adjust to the customs, attitudes, etc., of a group, nation, or the like. 9. Physiology. (of food) to be converted into the substance of the body; be absorbed into the system. 10.to bear a resemblance (usually followed by “to” or “with”). 11.Phonetics. to become modified by assimilation. –noun 12.something that is assimilated.
Each moment a birth Let's assimilate, join, love. I shall sing your song.
Let's share the meal, the stories, You will breathe my air, I shall drink your dreams. My dreams