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Sylvia Plath reads “Lady Lazarus”

Brevity

I miss so many moments

and my meager mind is

reeling from the feeling

that my life is mediocre

at its best.

I try to catch time carefully

and keep it under lock and key,

collecting and reflecting,

but the clock is quickly ticking

without end.

Words fumble for a foothold

but they stumble on my tongue.

Dripping wet and slipping,

I lose my equilibrium

and breath.

deservingwords:

I decided to start off the weekend with “b” words. When I encounter this word, I perceive it as very active in its definition. It seems stock piled with vivid imagery.I also appreciate the euphony of /ɑʒ/ in the last syllable.

bar·rage

[buh-rahzh] /bəˈrɑʒ/

noun, verb,

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I enjoy this word for a couple of reasons. The first is that an “x” is used in the spelling. I’m a big supporter of the less frequently used letters in the alphabet (ampersand anyone?!). The second is that its definitions cross over from the fields of literature and mathematics. This is a task I…

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deservingwords:

I genuinely experience a small rush of euphoria when I come across this word in print. Hearing it spoken in a conversation is an even greater thrill. It is such a pretty, sophisticated word, which seemingly contradicts its very definition. Oh, how I love a good paradox!

aus·tere

[aw-

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This is another lovely, yet sadly under appreciated, “A” word. Not only is it euphonic (pleasing to the ear in sound), but if you rearrange the letters, you get sausage! :D Haha I’m such a word nerd.

as·suage

[uh-sweyj, uh-sweyzh] /əˈsweɪdʒ, əˈsweɪʒ/

 

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