Tag Archives: Ezra Pound
sea change

sea change

  The Great Wave off Kanagawa (circa 1829-32) by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)     A sea change is a profound or notable transformation.   It was originally, in The Tempest (around 1611) by William Shakespeare (1564-1616), a change brought about by the action of the sea. In Act 1, scene 2, Ferdinand, the son to […]

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s’more

s’more

      The word s’more, or smore, used chiefly in the plural, represents a rapid pronunciation of some more. Both s’more and some more seem to have originally been US Girl Scout terms. They denote a dessert or snack consisting of toasted marshmallows and chocolate sandwiched between graham crackers, typically served outdoors, with the […]

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