Poetry is Written in Words: Thirty-Three

Poems from my Merriam-Webster Word of the Day project. For more information, look here.

evanescent : tending to vanish like vapor

she is eternal
and she is evanescent
a woman pulls weeds

haiku 1011 : 6/9/22

burgle : to break into and steal from (a home, business, etc.)

the bathtub’s gurgle
carried off with all the rest –
that epic burgle

haiku 1012 : 6/12/22

panacea : a remedy for all ills or difficulties

a panacea
did present itself but oh!
what an aftertaste

haiku 1013 : 6/13/22


“Evanescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evanescent. Accessed 9 Jun. 2022.

“Burgle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burgle. Accessed 12 Jun. 2022.

“Panacea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panacea. Accessed 13 Jun. 2022.

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