Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Vain

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.

2 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

Beautiful, both.

willow said...

Haha, this word has been on my mind, since I inadvertently spelled it "vein" in one of my recent poems. One of those that spell check doesn't catch.