Sunday 30 June 2013



1. a hardy widely cultivated Asian alliaceous plant, Allium sativum, having a stem bearing whitish flowers and bulbils
2. the bulb of this plant, made up of small segments (cloves) that have a strong odour and pungent taste and are used in cooking
3. any of various other plants of the genus Allium

Bought tender stemmed
Now hardened by time
Garlic develops a new strength
Adding fire to my dishes

Saturday 29 June 2013



  1. not at ease in the company of others
  2. easily frightened; timid
  3. often foll by of watchful or wary
  4. (poker) (of a player) without enough money to back his bet
  5. (of plants and animals) not breeding or producing offspring freely
  6. foll by of (informal (mainly US & Canadian) short (of)
  7. in combination showing reluctance or disinclination
-verb (intr.)
  1. to move suddenly, as from fear
  2. usually foll by off or away to draw back; recoil
  1. a sudden movement, as from fear 

He would shy away
But for the tight ledge under his paws
Unsure of the silly tourist
Addressing him in Italian

Friday 28 June 2013



1. a mythical monster usually represented as breathing fire and having a scaly reptilian body, wings, claws, and a long tail
2. (informal) a fierce or intractable person, especially a woman
3. any of various very large lizards, especially the Komodo dragon
4. any of various North American aroid plants, especially the green dragon
5. (Christianity) a manifestation of Satan or an attendant devil
6. a yacht of the International Dragon Class, 8.88m long (29.2 feet), used in racing

It always had wanted to swim
A sleek water creature in its dreams
But ended up as a mascot dragon instead
Too blue to feel the pain

Thursday 27 June 2013



1. to change or go or cause to change or go from one thing, person, or point to another to change (buses, trains, etc.)
2. (law) to make over (property, etc.) to another; convey
3. to displace (a drawing, design, etc.) from one surface to another
4. (of a football player, especially a professional) to change clubs or (of a club, manager, etc. to sell or release (a player) to another club
5. to leave one school, college, etc., and enrol at another
6. to change (the meaning of a word, etc.), especially by metaphorical extension
7. the act, process, or system of transferring, or the state of being transferred
8. a person or thing that transfers or is transferred
9. a design or drawing that is transferred from one surface to another, as by ironing a printed design onto cloth
10. (law) the passing of title to property or other right from one person to another by act of the parties or by operation of law; conveyance
11. (finance) . the act of transferring the title of ownership to shares or registered bonds in the books of the issuing enterprise
12. any document or form effecting or regulating a transfer
13. (mainly US & Canadian) a ticket that allows a passenger to change routes

On the darkened wall
A transfer talks through the night
Transferring social dialogues
Into art.

Wednesday 26 June 2013



a person who helps another in committing a crime

It might be obvious
But there was an accomplice
I couldn’t have sneaked in
Without you letting the window open
And your hair down