Word of the Day Monday (Urbane)

Urbane (Adjective, er-Bayne)- Notably polite or polished in manner. An example of use: “When had my willful and boorish cousin turned into this urbane young artist greeting the guests at her opening reception?” wondered James. Urbane Man Oh gentleman traveler How you look so rough With all the paths you wander Does make your skinContinue reading “Word of the Day Monday (Urbane)”

Writing Prompt Friday (Secret Lair)

Secret Lair Walking a path only I do know No one I will ever show Down behind the shelf of books There no one will ever look Stairs they lead down below This place no one will ever go So deep into a cavern still This lair below I do fill With computers and gadgetsContinue reading “Writing Prompt Friday (Secret Lair)”

Writing Prompts Friday (Ghosts)

Ghosts A house of old where spirits hide Do we dare go inside Haunted it does seem Muffled silent deadly scream House where stairs always creek Source trying to always seek Foot steps upon the floor Come right up to the door Open the door to investigate Quicker is your heart rate No one thereContinue reading “Writing Prompts Friday (Ghosts)”

Word of the Day Monday (Emprise)

Emprise (Noun, em-PRYZE)- An adventurous, daring, or chivalric enterprise. “But perhaps he was the only one courageous enough to voice an opinion that others might have shared, but were afraid to say, that this whole quixotic emprise had been a bad idea, that they had been fools to attempt an escape.” — John D. Lukacs, Escape From Davao, 2010Continue reading “Word of the Day Monday (Emprise)”