Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Wacky Word Wednesday - Espy

Espy
by Rachel Hoyt

Image by Pixomar via freedigitalphotos.net

The word espy
is often used in poetry
to mean notice or see.

So, if you espy "espy",
what did you see?

You saw poetically
what it means to espy.

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12 comments:

  1. Hmm sounds like a fun word to use
    Although if one reads it fast it could confuse

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    1. Hehe. Definitely be careful speed reading espy. :)

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  2. Espied from across the room that you have a new look on your blog... I like it!

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    1. Thanks! I did spend a bit of my weekend sprucing up the page. :)

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  3. Awesome. Before, I knew this only for titling a TV award (same letters, different pronunciation).

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  4. I had heard of the award as well. Only recently did I first see this word used in poetry. I like it. :)

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  5. I espy with my little eye... another great poem that explains a great word :)

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    1. Thank you, Mark! It is definitely a fun word. :)

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  6. That's a word I truly like, Rachel. Here's one I recently came across: agerasia. I'm hoping to 'suffer' from it! ;)

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    1. Great word! (I just googled it.) I think we all hope to suffer from that. Hehe. :)

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  7. Good one Rachel...one I hadn't heard...again ☺

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    1. Nice. :) I aim to keep you learning. :)

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Rhyming or not, I would like a lot to hear the thoughts my words brought...