|Word (and Verse) of the Month:
God wove a web of loveliness, Of clouds and stars and birds,
But made not anything at all So beautiful as words.
Anna Hempstead Branch,
Songs for my Mother.
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gossamer, n. or adj. (goss' uh mur)
Something light, delicate, flimsy, or insubstantial.
A soft, sheer, gauzy fabric.
Sheer, light, delicate, tenuous, airy.
A trip to the moon on gossamer
Just One of Those Things
|Original vocabulary verse
poeticizing words worth enjoying
|Are you getting your
May I entertain you?
I'd like to weave a fantasy
With words of gauze and crystal thread,
And laced with whimsy, sans souci,
Transparent wings outspread.
Diaph'nous feathers interlaced,
I'd burst, unfettered, life's cocoon;
And soar, by gossamer embraced,
Ecstatic, to the moon.