Valsa George

Twin Cinquains - Anger/ Fear

An acid
If bottled tight
Is sure to explode

Hiding serpents
In unlit corners
Kissing with hungry lips

Submitted: Sunday, November 03, 2013

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  • Freshman - 1,818 Points Bri Edwards (12/18/2013 5:35:00 PM)

    adjective: pernicious

    having a harmful effect, esp. in a gradual or subtle way.
    the pernicious influences of the mass media
    synonyms: harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious, hurtful, detrimental, deleterious, dangerous, adverse, inimical, unhealthy, unfavorable, bad, evil, baleful, wicked, malign, malevolent, malignant, noxious, poisonous, corrupting; More
    a pernicious influence on society
    antonyms: beneficial

    late Middle English: from Latin perniciosus ‘destructive, ’ from pernicies ‘ruin, ’ based on nex, nec- ‘death.’
    Translate pernicious to
    Use over time for: pernicious
    VALSA, HERE IS MY LATEST MISCHIEF! i would complain about your use of pernicious (privately complain of course) BUT i guess i really am not entitled to complain since the definition says esp./especially, NOT always, in a gradual or subtle way. so i'll be lenient....this time! but watch your step! ! ! ! :) bri

    YIKES! i had better carry a flashlight/torch and watch those unlit corners! ! ! ! i'll send this to MyPoemList, partly because i doubt i have any......what are they called? ......cinquains there. no choo choo trains either. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,232 Points Patricia Grantham (11/18/2013 6:27:00 PM)

    Anger plus fear equals self destruction. Try to eradicate both and
    you will survive its elements. A good explanation of both in your
    Twin Cinquains. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,396 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (11/4/2013 10:17:00 AM)

    Anger and fear anger creates fear on other or sometimes an inhalation fear causes self destruction or fear creates anger // so the word chosen Pernicious and poison Pernicious is hidden poison is unveiled thank valsa (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 439 Points Kee Thampi (11/3/2013 6:59:00 PM)

    a chemistry of fear to anger...lovable stytle
    An acid
    If bottled tight
    Is sure to explode
    Pernicious (Report) Reply

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