Word of the Day – Depredate – ‘Noon Time Sun’

Today's word of the day is depredate, a verb signifying to lay waste, plunder, or ravage. It's been a very interesting and trying summer. I hope everyone else's was much calmer and relaxing. 'Noon Time Sun' I know a woman who loves with spite- Immoral all the decisions she does not make, Hateful all the… Continue reading Word of the Day – Depredate – ‘Noon Time Sun’

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Word of the Day – Splenetic – ‘Tuck Me In’

Classes have started back up so work is a little crazy. We got an unexpected 1,300 students for dinner alone these last three days and lets just say the cafeteria's stock of food is running a bit low. Today's Word of the Day is Splenetic, as in something marked by a bad temper, malevolence, or… Continue reading Word of the Day – Splenetic – ‘Tuck Me In’

Word of the Day – Serendipity – ‘Serendipity’

I couldn't think of a better title for this poem other than the word I jumped off to write it. Serendipity is the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for. 'Serendipity' Let's love again for a moment or two- Feel a little less fear, a little more ravenous. Come out and into the rain, leave it… Continue reading Word of the Day – Serendipity – ‘Serendipity’

Word of the Day – Schadenfreude – ‘Bad House-Mate’

Today's word of the day is schadenfreude, a German word that's slowly being adopted into English. A schadenfreude is a person who enjoys the troubles others face. It's like malicious joy. Schaden is the German word for harm or damage, and freude the word for pleasure.   'Bad House-Mate' It wasn't that you refused to… Continue reading Word of the Day – Schadenfreude – ‘Bad House-Mate’

Word of the Day – Arbitrary – ‘Sink into Them’

Today's word of the day is Arbitrary: based on or determined by individual preference or convenience rather than by necessity or the intrinsic nature of something or depending on individual discretion (as of a judge) and not fixed by law. I enjoyed writing this one. I feel like I'm missing a stanza toward the end, but at… Continue reading Word of the Day – Arbitrary – ‘Sink into Them’

Word of the Day – Diminution – ‘Slipping Away’

Good evening/morning! Today's word of the day is diminution, the act, process, or an instance of becoming gradually less (as in size or importance). I've been writing on and off these last few days, but haven't gotten anything worth sharing really. I realize it's been a few days since I've posted so I'm going to go… Continue reading Word of the Day – Diminution – ‘Slipping Away’

Word of the Day – Fester – ‘For Your Consideration’

So today's word of the day is fester, to undergo or exist in a state of progressive deterioration or putrefy/ rot. I had a little fun with this - mainly because for me it's in the very early morning hours, and I'm still awake though I have work later today. I'm just sleepless, so I've taken the… Continue reading Word of the Day – Fester – ‘For Your Consideration’

Word of the Day – Gauche – ‘Teach Me’

The word of the day poem today was actually yesterday's - July 21st's - but due to heat exhaustion from work I went straight to bed when I got home. Yesterday, today, and tomorrow I'm working 12-15 hour shifts depending on how the day progresses. The downside is I'm outside working in a heat index of… Continue reading Word of the Day – Gauche – ‘Teach Me’

Word of the Day – Crucible – ‘Slam Your Door’

Today's word of the day is crucible, or a sever test. I had a little trouble naming this one, I considered naming it 'Test of Time and Love' but it didn't feel quite right... I might write a poem with that title, but I feel like it would be a little lighter or maybe upbeat.… Continue reading Word of the Day – Crucible – ‘Slam Your Door’

Word of the Day – Edacious – “Feed Us”

Back on track! Today's word of the day is edacious, an adjective meaning to have a huge appetite, or being excessively eager. "Feed Us" I am called ravenous, Lazy, but utterly ravenous. Nothing fills me, I am deep Without depth, simple little pleasures Become simple little snacks, meaninglessness Fills me briefly before I must feed… Continue reading Word of the Day – Edacious – “Feed Us”