Monday, 27 February 2012




1. wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will; ill-disposed; malicious.
2. evil; harmful; injurious.
3. Astrology . evil or malign in influence.

Regardless of our wishes
And despite incantations
The flowers refused to open
Gaudy but malevolent parcels
Threatening to explode
At the slightest touch.


Trellissimo said...

I suppose tulips do look a little like smooth hand grenades - I shall look at them in a different light, in future!

Justin Letourneau said...

Interesting use of this word in the picture.