Category Archives: Language

Vocab

“I’m aggravated,” Mama said so much, a pet might have assumed it as a name. The woman was impatient, filled with such an antsy energy, there never came a respite when we knew she was content. It seemed she never … Continue reading

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Question & Answer

A question begs an answer, or it dies an awkward conversational demise, but all that questions hunt for are replies – if honesty’s the object, they forgot. I somehow missed the evidence my eyes and ears amassed between the ‘hi’s … Continue reading

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Language

A phrase released can never be unsaid – it radiates from out the mouth and mind, and particles of sense insert, instead, the bits the sayer might have held behind if thought and strategy preceded tongue and magic were detected … Continue reading

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Polly Perverse

My daughter doesn’t want a poem to rhyme, and meter makes her chant the words she reads. She longs to tune atonally, and time her syllables to sanguinary needs. She listens for the shock of the profane, the punch perverse, … Continue reading

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Base Two

If how we use our brains creates neural pathways that in turn permit how we use our brains, then perhaps how we use our communication devices creates avenues that govern our relationships with our communicators. Ancient Greek had a dual … Continue reading

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Dilemma

Disintegrate the symbol from the man and disengage the woman from her theme. Attempt to break the linkage if you can of thought to word to pan-humanic dream. At first of all, we read there was the word, so language … Continue reading

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Goose Summer

I looked up “gossamer” some years ago, and I was charmed. But when I prepared to post a piece with that title recently, and searched for a picture on Google Images, no geese came up. I could feel the original … Continue reading

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