Thursday 30 April 2015



1. (formerly) the pleadings in an action when presented by word of mouth
2. an oral statement; word of mouth
3. (of a contract, lease, etc.) made orally or in writing but not under seal
4. expressed or given by word of mouth

He’d got there by chance
Parol overheard in a bar
The ring master hit him twice
But he ran off free in the end
With the booze and a babe

Wednesday 29 April 2015



1. a region containing no matter; free space -
2. a region in which gas is present at a low pressure
3. the degree of exhaustion of gas within an enclosed space
4. a sense or feeling of emptiness
5. short for vacuum cleaner
6. (modifier) of, containing, measuring, producing, or operated by a low gas pressure  
7. to clean (something) with a vacuum cleaner  

Its heart disintegrated
Imploding under vacuum
Turning to gold and lush blooms
Alchemical phoenix

Tuesday 28 April 2015



1. a short light often metallic sound
2. the locking member of a ratchet mechanism, such as a pawl or detent
3. the movement of such a mechanism between successive locking positions
4. (phonetics) any of various stop consonants, found in Khoisan and as borrowings in southern Bantu languages, that are produced by the suction of air into the mouth
5. (US & Canadian, slang) a kilometre
6. (computing) an act of pressing and releasing a button on a mouse
7. to make or cause to make a clicking sound
8. (usually followed by “on”) (computing) to press and release (a button on a mouse) or to select (a particular function) by pressing and releasing a button on a mouse
9. (intr.) (slang) to be a great success
10. (intr.) (informal) to become suddenly clear
11. (intr.) (slang) to go or fit together with ease

It struts off
Offended and clicking
At our shallow offers of crumbs
When no less than a cadaver will do

Monday 27 April 2015



-verb (trans.)
1. to reprove firmly but not harshly
2. to advise to do or against doing something; warn; caution

From the past they creep in
To admonish us virtually
Ghosts trapped in a video loop