trophic, position in a food chain.
poetrope, a word I just made up, a gradual decline of metaphors into a lower part of the language food chain.
poet rope, how we hang ourselves with our words.
trope, a cliche.
trope, overused plot device.
synecdoche, referring to a whole through use of a part.
your glasses are more than glass.
more than your bones are tired.
life itself is more than DNA.
it made sense.
S.Ensor, Sensor, senser, he who senses, sends her.
where's the con.
tossing words out like confetti/
but with a less celebratory fling./
i forgot to add velcro/
so the words may not stick./
perhaps pushpins were in order/
but yesterday such things were weapons/
in a war against disorder./
i was a pacifist./
a pushpin/ a pinprick/
a drop of blood/
i push the thumbtack in/
because skin is penetrable/
and then i can feel/
it gets messy/
with no one to ask/