Playing autologicalsuch erudite english wordsmagniloquent [indeed] For poetic inspiration this morning, I searched 'five syllable word'. Research: autological https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/52927/17-words-describe-themselves Except, Merrium-Webster says it's not a word at all! https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autological, however, it does define autologous: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autologous And...magnlioquent means: Grandiose and pompous. Now, my brain hurts. (I'm feeling cephalalgia.) The Joy of Editing Tomorrow at 7pm! So,… Continue reading Poem 152 – Playing & Tomorrow – The Joy of Editing!
Poem 141 – In it & more
In it in the smell of Spring’s breezy exhalation:my anxious youth track meets where I hid under the bleachers and criedclassrooms wet with stifled heat and math I didn’t understandteachers who understood my passion for wordsthe wobbly possibility of a lunch-hour romancethe first time I shaved my legs brown hairs curling down the tub drain… Continue reading Poem 141 – In it & more
Poem 138 – Dog Days & The Joy of Editing
Dog daysdies caniculares the dog days are comingcan you feel the howl of starpower shifting in the galaxy? ready your skin!gather your shade!hide your secrets in tender petalssoon to wilt in adoration ofthe Great Dog whether we follow the stars or notthey follow us – gain & catch uptake nibbles of our heelsremind us where… Continue reading Poem 138 – Dog Days & The Joy of Editing
The Guesser – #Hangman – Rewrite a go!
Tasks completed: Meditate. (10 minutes) Find most recent version of novel. GULP. (Took me a good twenty minutes.) Create new file for edited version. Print out current version of chapter one. Compare current version with new edited version. Write from the heart. WORD COUNT: 1478 (including new words and edited words!) TIME SPENT WRITING: 1.5… Continue reading The Guesser – #Hangman – Rewrite a go!