The Word of the Day is GARGOYLE. gar·goyle /ˈɡärˌɡoil/ noun a grotesque carved human or animal face or figure projecting from the gutter of a building, typically acting as a spout to carry water clear of a wall. Write a poem, story or anecdote inspired by this word. Please create a ping-back to your … Continue reading GARGOYLE


Today’s Word of the Day is Recovery. If you want to participate, create a pingback to link your post. Not sure how to do that? See how to create pingbacks here. Please note that for the prompts that I publish, the comment box will now remain open for people who experience trouble with pingbacks. However, I won't … Continue reading Recovery


The Word of the Day is BANSHEE. ban·shee /ˈbanSHē/   noun   (in Irish legend) a female spirit whose wailing warns of an impending death in a house.   A banshee (/ˈbænʃiː/ BAN-shee; Modern Irish bean sí, from Old Irish: ben síde, pronounced [bʲen ˈʃiːðʲe], "woman of the fairy mound" or "fairy woman") is a female spirit in Irish folklore who heralds the death of a family … Continue reading BANSHEE


Today's Word Of The Day is PHANTASM.  In keeping with my 'spooky' October theme.  Definition:  phan·tasm /ˈfanˌtazəm/ noun LITERARY a figment of the imagination; an illusion or apparition. "the cart seemed to glide like a terrible phantasm" ARCHAIC an illusory likeness of something. "every phantasm of a hope was quickly nullified" Write a poem, story … Continue reading Phantasm


The Word of the Day is Pique pique verb (used with object), piqued, piqu·ing. to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, especially by some wound to pride:She was greatly piqued when they refused her wound (the pride, vanity, etc.).to excite (interest, curiosity, etc.):Her curiosity was piqued by the gossip.SEE MORE verb (used without object), piqued, piqu·ing. to arouse … Continue reading PIQUE