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I just said "I'm not a poet" in a thread again.
When I was a child I did write poetry, though, lots and lots of it in my spare time. And a decade ago I wrote a *lot* of haiku on Twitter. And the other year I tried NaPoWriMo.
I'm not a confident poet. I may not even be a good poet. I'm certainly not a professional poet, or a dedicated one.
But some tiny part of me shakes her fist and says yes, I am a poet.
Over time, I've used the pedestrian silhouette frequently in my illustrations.
Have I reached a new low point?
Pedestrian work, as usual, but this one's particularly sketchy.
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This position is in Oregon.
Is there any hope for this yoke?
1 Not having enough of a specified quality or ingredient.
1.1 Insufficient or inadequate.
2 dated, offensive Having mental disabilities.
Late 16th century from Latin deficient- ‘failing’, from the verb deficere (see defect).
Terry liked a well-balanced breakfast. Today's came up short. The eggs were yoke deficient.
If I am conscious and have any class at all...
...am I class conscious?
Idioms or common phrases (American/English) are represented by the position, shape or arrangement of words in or around a square.
Can you figure out this week's wordie? It would be wicked wonderful if you can.
Please use CW to submit your answers, thanks. Give everybody the chance to guess.
Hint: no difference
The complete loss or absence of hope.
Lose or be without hope.
Middle English: the noun via Anglo-Norman French from Old French desespeir; the verb from Old French desperer, from Latin desperare, from de- ‘down from’ + sperare ‘to hope’.
Do not despair. We search the vast list of words for a gem, a diamond in the rough, a worthy substitute, a fabulous find.
1 Convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another.
1.1 Advocate or promote (a belief or course of action)
Why do I feel that some TV ads come off more like proselytizing than simple promotion?