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  • That is a beautiful word. It sounds close to vivacious, which possibly tinges my perception.

    February 22, 2008

  • By which the Arabs brought the Greeks to flower
    Once again, go underground,
    Assured as bulbs after a morning shower
    That the asphodel can still lilaceously astound.
    --Patrick White, 1988, Habitable Planets: Poems New and Selected, p. 64

    February 21, 2008