Author: sonneteer155

I’ve been wordsmithing on Wordpress since 2010 when I chose to focus on writing and sharing my sonnet form of poetry - hence the name Sonneteer. Following, I turned my attention to other short forms including Concertinas (as poems that stretch) and Nine Lines (being snapshots of life). More recently, the Wordling craze has me absorbed and busy creating cryptic clues (Cryptles) for anyone wanting to combine letter-play with word-play.
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Ornamentalism

Ornamentalism

Ornamentalism: an assortment of collectables, domesticated bric-a-brac, imports from the orient; samplings of stuff, made sophisticated: the leather-bound folio, paper-backed penguins, specimens in formaldehyde. The trinket, the hand-crafted artefact; exotic and familiar, side-by-side. Foreign objects, […]