CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

February 14, 2012

Valentine’s Day 2012: Special Poetry


CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

VALENTINE’S DAY 2012:

Special Poetry

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Valentine’s Day Photos & Quotes

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NOTE:

Valentine’s Day is noted for the following exercise:

Juxtapositioning of the obicularis oris.

This Valentine’s Day I played with writing nine (or slightly more) word stories with each word starting with the successive letters in the word VALENTINE. Below are my not-so-great results.

VALENTINE’S DAY 2012

Very

Adept

Lovers

Enjoy

Nice

Times

In

New

England

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Sentence-style stories:

Verily,  A Lover Extols Naughty Times InNew Experiences

Virtually Any Lover Exhibits Naivety (and) Timidity In New Experiences

Vacate All Loving Each Night (and) Invent New Experiences

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Here’s more poems, using unfamiliar words that were unfamiliar to me (for any unfamiliar to you, you can check the word list at the end of the post

THE LOBCOCK

(He was) Vafrous, an

Airhead, a

Lobcock,

Enigmatic and mysterious.

Narquois,

Inveigling

Needy

Exes

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VIOLET

Violet

Aspired to,

Longed to, ride in an

Ekka, to

Nictate, and

Twink  as if

Inverecund.

Natheless, she

Nobly

Exosculated.

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THE VAINGLORIOUS ATAPET

(He is) Vainglorious, an

Agapet, a

Louse, an

Egotist, who is

Nothing but

Thrasonical,

Insipient, and

Narquois, which is not

Eellogofusciouhipoppokunrious.

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THE WINGED ASP

Viperous, having

Aliped, that were

Latipennate, she was an

Energumen  who was

Narquois, and used

Tarradiddles. She was

Infaust during

Neomenia, when she was

Eldritch.

Thank you for visiting CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS today. I hope you enjoyed my amateurish attempts at poetry. It was fun.

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ADDITIONAL READING:

Valentine’s Day: Bah, Humbug

Preparing for a First Date with Carmena

“DATING WHEN FIFTY-SOME:” A Guy’s Version

To Andrea Bocelli: A Valentine

FROM A FIRST DATE TO A 42nd ANNIVERSARY

SHE’S A CANDLE

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VOCABULARY LIST

Agapet, a  lover of women

Aliped   having wings on the feet

Eellogofusciouhipoppokunurious   good

Ekka, to   small one-horse carriage

Eldritch  horrifying; arcane; strange

Energumen  individual inhabited by an evil spirit

Enigmatic  mysterious

Exosculate  to kiss fervently or heartly

Infaust  unlucky; ill-omened

Insipient,   lack of wisdom; stupidity

Inveigling  to entice; to wheedle

Inverecund   shameless; unabashed

Latipennate  having broad wings

Lobcock,  and bumpkin, boor or lout.

Narquois,  mocking; malicious (French)

Natheless  nevertheless; notwithstanding

Neomenia   period of the new moon

Nictate  to wink or blink

Tarradiddles  lie, falsehood; nonsense; fib

Thrasonical,   boastful; bragging

Twink  to blink; to twinkle

Vafrous,  cunning, sly

Vainglorious   idleness, boastfulness

Viperous   of, like, or pertaining to vipers; treacherous; venomous

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Source:

http://phrontistery.info/l.html

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6 Comments »

  1. clever, my friend !

    Comment by Dmitri — February 12, 2012 @ 12:56 pm | Reply

    • Thanks, Dmitri—call me this afternoon—update me, and I can update you.

      Carolyn

      Comment by carolyncholland — February 12, 2012 @ 1:59 pm | Reply

      • Oh, Dmitri, call me after three—I’ll be in and out of the house until then!

        Comment by carolyncholland — February 12, 2012 @ 2:00 pm

  2. And frimmin’-frammin’ on the jim-jam.

    Comment by Cynthia Lipsius — February 14, 2012 @ 7:03 pm | Reply

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