Slice the sky
behind the rain streaked pane.
Last week the clouds teased us with their absence;
Glimmers of sunshine lunchtimes,
Filled with layers of baking office workers
Carpeting the park.
posted by Laura at 4:50 p.m.
Answers on a poetry postcard please to who am i
Artuose - Strong made, well jointed or limbed.
Babblery - Idle chatter, babble, prating.
Civicize - To make civic or urban.
Deambulation - The act of walking abroad or taking a walk
Effascinable - Susceptible to enchantment.
Fretchard - A fretful or peevish person.
Gregarization - The Swarming of locusts
Hashmagandy - A type of stew
Introvolution - The process of involving one thing within another.
Joyance - Chiefly poet. The state of feeling or action of showing joy; rejoicing; delight; enjoyment.
Katamophism - Alteration of rocks (usually at or near the earth's surface) characterized by the formation of chemically simpler minerals from more complex ones.
Lebensform - Any type of human activity that involves values, e.g. the artistic or political or religious life; gen., a style or aspect of life.
Muricidal - Of, relating to, or exhibiting muricide; involving the killing of mice.
Nonsensify - To make nonsense of; to treat in a nonsensical manner.
Ornithophily - Love of birds.
Pisciverous - Fish-eating; subsisting on fish; ichthyophagous.
Queuetopia - A humorous designation of Great Britain under Labour or Socialist rule, supposedly characterized by universal queueing.
Readliche - Quickly, promptly.
Strobilus - A fir-cone, or any fruit resembling a fir-cone; an inflorescence made up of imbricated scales, as that of the hop.
Welany - obsolete form of villainy.
Splendid chatter, ramblings, pontificating and analysing
"the emergence of the modern form of romantic comedy can be understood, both historically and philosophically, as an attempt to resolve the ostensible contradiction between individual desire and communal welfare. Because this genre of "happy love" traditionally links romance to social harmony, the emergence of the modern subject-a subject driven by desire, sustained by the idea of freedom, and underwritten by the forces of capitalism-compels new narrative means of achieving this formula. In this respect, I argue that this modern genre can be understood along the lines of Hegel's moral dialectic, according to which romance is equated with the education, and the discipline, of its participants. Thus, this dissertation consists in the synoptic examination of this ideological task in modern romantic comedy, from the genre' emergence in the anti-romanticism of Hegel and Jane Austen, where the love is tantamount to the production of conscience and the good subject, to its Americanization in the framework of classical Hollywood cinema, where discipline is weighed against (and occasionally trumped by) new forms of self-expression." "Love for sale: The fantasy and philosophy of modern romantic comedy (Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Jane Austen)."Gregory Marc Flaxman, Dissertation at University of Pennsylvania