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Frayed Parvenu
by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
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Word of the Day for Monday,

May 5, 2008 fustian \FUHS-chuhn\, noun:

1. A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff, including corduroy, velveteen, etc.

2. An inflated style of writing or speech; pompous or pretentious language.

3. Made of fustian.

4. Pompous; ridiculously inflated; bombastic.

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Frayed Parvenu


From the dastardly pompous inflections

upon an ego of frayed parvenu;

Are many a tawdry pretentious man

riding down the regal forces of an avenue.

Up on the splurged high horse of fustian

 where there is no-one left to decide,

a forgotten gimcracks fate awaits a shoddy man

in the corners of his ride.


(Written: May 6th, 2008 4:38 a/m)


Copyright© 2008 Vickie L. McColley

In Joy, In Peace, In Grace, In Harmony of Love

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Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 5/6/2008
This reminds me of a series I used to watch of a french girl(she was kinda sluty to me)but I loved begining of the series, she was riding a horse across an expanse of land, her long black hair flowing behind her, it was called "Catherine"
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/6/2008
I loved the picture and your words were beautifully written , Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 5/6/2008
I wish I Knew French Like That ...
sighhh The Envy I Have For French :)
I didn't even know parvenu is a french word!

Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/6/2008
Parvenu...the french word for jump, like the rabbit does seeing the fox, or the culprit when caught red handed, parvenu, one jumps to so many wrong conclusions......

Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 5/6/2008
Your poetry is always unique.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/6/2008
Like that word, enjoyed the poem and loved the picture.
Well done dear Vick.

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