Wednesday, 24 April 2013



1. a loop, coil, or skein, as of rope, wool, or yarn
2. nautical . a ring-like fitting that can be opened to admit a stay for attaching the luff of a sail
3. a unit of measurement of cloth, yarn, etc., such as a length of 840 yards (767 m) of cotton or 560 yards (512 m) of worsted yarn
4. (trans.) nautical . to attach (a sail) to a stay by hanks

Let me hank around you
Tether you to my arms
In storms and deadly calm
Let me be your deceiving harbour
A tangled wire maze
You could never flee
A nest, a trap.

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