Friday, 15 December 2017

Disreputable

DISREPUTABLE

-adj.
1. having or causing a lack of repute
2. disordered in appearance

























A golden vine hidden from view
Bloom on those cheeks
A blush of every hue on mines

Such disreputable encounter

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Request

REQUEST

-verb (trans.)
1. to express a desire for, in particular if politely; ask for or demand
-noun
2. the act or an instance of requesting, in particular in the form of a written statement; petition or solicitation

























Six pink pepper-corns implied
Among the false shadows
Crouching there
Filthy truth and red contour
Metamorphosis request

For wine denied

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Vagabond

VAGABOND

-noun
1. a person with no fixed home
2. an idle wandering beggar or thief
3. (modifier) of or like a vagabond; shiftless or idle

























Here come
Our vagabond hours
Braking their chains
On the road

Of our emotions



Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Advent

ADVENT

-noun
an arrival or coming, in particular one which is awaited





















There he stands in the shades
Awaiting the advent of tomorrow
And a long promised immortality
Unaware that he already has

As much as he’s ever likely to get.

Monday, 11 December 2017

Term

TERM

-noun
1. a name, expression, or word used for some particular thing, often in a specialized field of knowledge
2. any word or expression
3. a limited period of time
4. any of the divisions of the academic year during which a school, college, etc, is in session
5. a point in time determined for an event or for the end of a period
6. Also called : full term . the period at which childbirth is imminent
7. (law)
a. an estate or interest in land limited to run for a specified period
b. the duration of an estate, etc.
c. (formerly) a period of time during which sessions of courts of law were held
d. time allowed to a debtor to settle
8. (mathematics) . either of the expressions the ratio of which is a fraction or proportion, any of the separate elements of a sequence, or any of the individual addends of a polynomial or series
9. (logic)
a. the word or phrase that forms either the subject or predicate of a proposition
b. a name or variable, as opposed to a predicate
c. one of the relata of a relation
d. any of the three subjects or predicates occurring in a syllogism
10. Also called : terminal, terminus, terminal figure architecture 
11. (Australian Rules) (football) the usual word for quarter
12. (archaic) a boundary or limit
-verb
13. (trans.) to designate; call

























For a brief term
I‘ve come to terms with my emotions
And a brief romance
Is orchestrated  in the lapse
It takes for my camera

To go “click”













Sunday, 10 December 2017

Bake

BAKE

-verb
1. (trans.) to cook by dry heat in or as if in an oven
2. (intr.) to cook bread, pastry, etc., in an oven
3. to make or become hardened by heat
4. (intr.) (informal) . to be extremely hot, as in the heat of the sun
-noun
5. (US) a party at which the main dish is baked
6. a batch of things baked at one time
7. (Scottish) a kind of biscuit
8. (Caribbean) a small flat fried cake

























One of winter’s delight
Baked goods and cakes
Quinces and roses


Saturday, 9 December 2017

Doze

DOZE

-verb (intr.)
1. to sleep lightly or intermittently
2. (often followed by “off”) to fall into a light sleep
-noun
3. a short sleep

























How I admire
His artless dozing

Power naps

Friday, 8 December 2017

Spurious

SPURIOUS

-adj.
1. not genuine or real
2. (of a plant part or organ) having the appearance of another part but differing from it in origin, development, or function; false
3. (of radiation) produced at an undesired frequency by a transmitter, causing interference, etc.
4. (rare) . illegitimate

























Lost in internal worth
A true want of poetry,
And spurious relish for truth.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Reminder

REMINDER

-noun
1. something that recalls the past
2. a note to remind a person of something not done


























You have demanded the world to play with
But it became metallic and you can't remodel it:
We need a reminder of its feudal tyranny
How is supposedly went down in fire and blood
Only to raise its ugly head in the clutch of economy


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Inspire

INSPIRE

-verb
1. to exert a stimulating or beneficial effect upon (a person); animate or invigorate
2. (trans.; followed by “with” or “to”; may take an infinitive) to arouse (with a particular emotion or to a particular action); stir
3. (trans.) to prompt or instigate; give rise to
4. (trans.; often passive) to guide or arouse by divine influence or inspiration
5. to take or draw (air, gas, etc.) into the lungs; inhale
6. (trans.) (archaic)
a. to breathe into or upon
b. to breathe life into

























Looking for something to inspire
A seasonal shopping spree

And only find frantic desperation 

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Fake

FAKE

-verb
1. (trans.) to cause (something inferior or not genuine) to appear more valuable, desirable, or real by fraud or pretence
2. to pretend to have (an illness, emotion, etc.)
3. to improvise (music, stage dialogue, etc.)
-noun
4. an object, person, or act that is not genuine; sham, counterfeit, or forgery
-adj.
5. not genuine; spurious


-verb
1. (trans.; usually followed by “down: ) (nautical) . to coil (a rope) on deck
-noun
2. (nautical) . one round of a coil of rope


















Mist and stones
Over the mountain
All faked by decay

Spontaneous abstract art

Monday, 4 December 2017

Mourn

MOURN

-verb
1. to feel or express sadness for the death or loss of (someone or something)
2. (intr.) to observe the customs of mourning, as by wearing black
3. (trans.) to grieve over (loss or misfortune)
















Time passes
Teaching us to mourn
And let go

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Croustade

CROUSTADE

-noun
a hollowed pastry case or piece of cooked bread, potato, etc., in which food is served

























All hail old bread
For its power
To turn into croustade

For a fancy fried breakfast!

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Reveille

REVEILLE
[rɪˈvælɪ]

-noun
1. a signal, given by a bugle, drum, etc., to awaken soldiers or sailors in the morning
2. the hour at which this takes place

























In a sort of strong habit
He sleeps through reveille
The secret magic of rising sun
Not casting a shadow upon his vibrissae
Anymore

Friday, 1 December 2017

Reveal

REVEAL

-verb (trans.)
1. (may take a clause as object or an infinitive) . to disclose (a secret); divulge
2. to expose to view or show (something concealed)
3. (of God) to disclose (divine truths) either directly or through the medium of prophets, etc.
-noun
4. the act of exposing something that has been concealed, in particular as the climax of a theatrical performance or magic trick
5. (architecture) . the vertical side of an opening in a wall, like the side of a window or door between the frame and the front of the wall


















Our journey
Reveals untold beauties

And forgotten ones