Friday, February 14, 2014

Week in Seven Words #202 & #203

202

accord
Comfortable silence over pasta and fish.

concavity
Small fingers bending like ski slopes on the heavy keys of the piano.

conifer
The scent of evergreens on street corners.

demands
Having to look at it again through the eyes of a beginner, I see how much goes into piano-playing. Learning to identify the keys, learning to read the notes, developing the coordination in the hands. It's difficult. A love of music is a large part of what sees you through.

implore
The jingle bell sounds are the panhandlers rattling their cups.

limbed
Trees aren't dead in winter. They're expressive in ways they can't be when covered in leaves.

slip-ups
People behaving foolishly, young people who don't think things out well enough, are stuck with their indiscretions: photographs floating around the web, videos, comments that can't be deleted. Like having to walk around everywhere with several squares of toilet paper stuck to the bottom of their shoes.


203

adolescents
They write dirty words on the convenience store window, fingers to the condensation on the glass, then run off giggling.

decomposition
The dribbles of frozen yogurt, melting under the dispensers, look like a chemical goop. Something so delicious reveals itself as deeply unappetizing.

decrepitate
The night is crackling with lights, in trees, in windows.

irritant
Who thought it would be a good idea to make a recording of Jingle Bells with dog barks?

market
Dodging down aisles that smell of cheese and curry, I narrowly avoid a shopping cart to the stomach.

savoring
No promises and vows, just enjoyment of the present.

tuneful
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, stabbed out patiently with one finger to the keyboard. There's the G, there's the A, living among the cluster of three black keys.

3 comments:

Naida said...

I liked "limbed" and "slip-ups" is so true.
And "decomposition", ironic yet true about just about everything.
Enjoy your Monday!

HKatz said...

Thanks Naida :)

I love the winter trees in limbed, yes!

Nan said...

Demands - I think you either have it or don't. I find music study an incomprehensible language. I like listening though. :<)
As for Slip-Ups - I wonder if they even care. I don't think so.