Recovery

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

SAILS

The Word of the Day is SAILS Write a poem, story or anecdote inspired by this word. Please create a pingback to your post by including a link to this page in whatever you are posting. If you want to participate create a pingback to link your post. Not sure how to do that? See … Continue reading SAILS

BANSHEE

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

Phantasm

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

PIQUE

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 invitation.to 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