Wednesday 30 April 2014




1. a great majority of; nearly all
2. the superlative of much
3. (US & Canadian) informal (or dialect) . almost

On certain nights
[Most nights]
She would light the room
Just smiling into her mirror
Reflecting a dying sky

Tuesday 29 April 2014



1. a cleaning or emulsifying agent made by reacting animal or vegetable fats or oils with potassium or sodium hydroxide. Soaps often contain colouring matter and perfume and act by emulsifying grease and lowering the surface tension of water, so that it more readily penetrates open materials such as textiles
2. any metallic salt of a fatty acid, such as palmitic or stearic acid
3. (slang) flattery or persuasive talk
4. (informal) short for soap opera
5. (US & Canadian, slang) money, especially for bribery
6. (trans.) to apply soap to
7. (trans.) often followed by “up” (slang)
a. to flatter or talk persuasively to
b. (US & Canadian) to bribe

A sea of colours
For a tidal wave of scents
Allergy to soap

Monday 28 April 2014



-verb (intr.)
1. to rise or fly upwards into the air
2. (of a bird, aircraft, etc.) to glide while maintaining altitude by the use of ascending air currents
3. to rise or increase in volume, size, etc.
4. the act of soaring
5. the altitude attained by soaring

White walls
Soaring into the sky
Lifting prayers along

Sunday 27 April 2014



a thick porridge made in Italy, usually from maize

Summer time looming
With a side of polenta
Served with clams
By the sea