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A-Z Challenge: V is for…

Vicissitude

noun
1. a change or variation occurring in the course of something.
2. interchange or alternation, as of states or things.
3. vicissitudes, successive, alternating, or changing phases or conditions, as of life or fortune; ups and downs: They remained friends through the vicissitudes of 40 years. 41 more words

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The Library

The thing is, in the stacks, when you are alone

and the florescent lights are so insistent in the coughing quiet,

and you have nowhere you need to be, 64 more words

A-Z Challenge: U is for…

Ubiquitous

adjective
1. existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent: ubiquitous fog; ubiquitous little ants.

Ululate

verb (used without object), ululated, ululating… 32 more words

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A-Z Challenge: T is for…

Taciturn

adjective
1. inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation.
2. dour, stern, and silent in expression and manner.

Truculent

adjective… 21 more words

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A-Z Challenge: S is for…

Scurrilous

adjective
1. grossly or obscenely abusive: a scurrilous attack on the mayor.
2. characterized by or using low buffoonery; coarsely jocular or derisive: a scurrilous jest. 13 more words

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The Library (World after World)

In my youth
I would between the pages
like motes of dust clamoring
giving the illusion of rising in
a thin ray of light
except that here… 73 more words

Poetry

A-Z Challenge: R is for…

Refulgent

adjective
1. shining brightly; radiant; gleaming:
Crystal chandeliers and gilded walls made the opera house a refulgent setting for the ball.

Riparian

adjective
1. of, relating to, or situated or dwelling on the bank of a river or other body of water:riparian villas. 23 more words

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