• teresa commented on the post, scar 7 years, 10 months ago

    Scar; can be a marking on your body or a cliif face in yorkshire. Cliff falce slashed into the land – is it a scar on the face/body of the land?

  • teresa commented on the post, force 8 years, 1 month ago

    force – of nature. that was what it felt like when she stood on top of the cliff and let the wind blast through her hair. she then remembered that you could finish up falling 0FF the cliff, if you didn’t stay away from the edge!!

  • teresa commented on the post, elastic 8 years, 2 months ago

    Elastic – useful word: concepts, fabric, freedom feeling, idea. Like the sound of it as well!

  • teresa commented on the post, amuse 8 years, 2 months ago

    To amuse; how/ what is funny to one person may upset or anger another. Humour is very personal, and interestingly, doesn’t cross national boundaries unless you know the language.

  • teresa commented on the post, thunder 8 years, 2 months ago

    thunder makes a great noise, and i like the lightning before. Rumble, rumble growling across the sky – shame it’s usually accompanied by rain!!

  • teresa commented on the post, morals 8 years, 3 months ago

    Morals: basic tenets seem to be common to all ethical creeds, but variable between socisal grouops in some small degree.

  • teresa commented on the post, cells 8 years, 4 months ago

    Cells; prison cells, biological cells. All containing something/body.What is the outcome for what is contained?

  • teresa commented on the post, station 8 years, 4 months ago

    Sitting in the station waiting for her usual train home, she wondered if anybody she knew would be on it; it made travelling so much more pleasant if you have company.

  • teresa commented on the post, painted 8 years, 4 months ago

    he painted a picture of his favourite view, but from the bottom of the cliffs, which if you’r doing it at Birling Gap, can be dodgy, when the tide comes in Next time, he decided, I’ll do it fro m the cliff top, oh , but then I’ll miss the flints embedded in the cliff. […]

  • teresa commented on the post, montage 8 years, 4 months ago

    Montage; can be photos, images, suppose it could be words – wonder what you’d finish up with? would it be a poem or prose? and where could you go with it afterwards?

  • teresa commented on the post, torch 8 years, 4 months ago

    torches; wrote a prose poem about them once; like the idea of them : especially the ones they used to use: burning timber, all smoky and oily.

  • teresa commented on the post, booth 8 years, 4 months ago

    Phone booth, photobooth, Cherie Booth, toll booth. Many uses for this word. Toolbooth in Glasgowis part of its cultural history.

  • teresa commented on the post, thief 8 years, 5 months ago

    thief: define theft. Somebody said all property is theft: bet s/he’d never fought with a sibling for something precious to him/her!!

  • teresa commented on the post, pretzel 8 years, 5 months ago

    I can’t eat pretzels too much salt sadly, but I do think they’re a rather pretty shape and come in nice tones of brown: pity they crack so loudly.

  • teresa commented on the post, mole 8 years, 5 months ago

    Mole: brings back memories of ‘Wind in the Willows’ – always one of my favourite books when I was younger. Probably time I reread it.

  • teresa commented on the post, tempted 8 years, 5 months ago

    ‘We’re all tempted ‘ he said,’but if you’re tempted and you really can’t afford the jewellery – just don’t buy it!’

  • teresa commented on the post, forgotten 8 years, 5 months ago

    Forgotten: can be applied to anything, people, things. events. Always with a consequence which isn’t agreeable!

  • teresa commented on the post, wasteland 8 years, 5 months ago

    Wasteland: conjure up a picture of post apocalyptic disaster after an explosion/ flood/ eruption.

  • teresa commented on the post, bones 8 years, 5 months ago

    bones : there are boxes off them on a cupboard right near me. working in the Medical Library today we’ve even got a whole skeleton on a stand!

  • teresa commented on the post, console 8 years, 5 months ago

    console: a difficult thing to do, since you know that if you’re trying to console somebody, someone who matters to that person has gone from his/her life. What do you say?