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Old 04-11-2017, 03:28 PM
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Nice one, Duncan. The first, suitably poetic, reply.
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Old 04-11-2017, 05:57 PM
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Two favorite French words:

nénuphar
libellule
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Old 04-11-2017, 06:28 PM
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Old 04-12-2017, 01:42 AM
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I like Chimborazo, Cotopaxi and Popocatepetl.

Or I did, when I was but thirteen or so...
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Old 04-12-2017, 01:48 AM
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Chimborazo is the first word in a recent poem of mine: "Mountains I Have Never Climbed." First climbed by Edward Whymper and Louis and Jean-Antoine Carrel, at about 20,000 feet.
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Old 04-12-2017, 01:58 AM
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Reading that, John, I gasped with delight.

I first came across the words in a poem by W J Turner which turned the key in the lock of my own wordhoard and let it all out. I threw the key away.

If you put the last seven words of my last post into a search engine, they will take you to where I began.
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Old 04-12-2017, 05:12 AM
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Hi Ann,

I now better appreciate your post! Thank you for sharing the Turner with us, he's not a poet I knew before today. It reminds me a bit of Benet's old poem "American Names".
For my weekly offering, I'd planned to post a new poem called "Close As Candlelight", but I think I should post the Chimborazo thing in honor of this serendipity.

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Old 04-12-2017, 06:14 AM
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Old 04-12-2017, 06:36 AM
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Connubial, silver, and durst I say honorificabilitudinitatibus?
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