Posts tagged ‘mosquito’

May 8, 2014

Malaria – Word Origins 5

by Venkat

Rome, hit by a disease every summer
Causing recurring bouts of high fever

Romans gave it a name, mal’aria
Meaning ‘bad air’ of marshy area

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August 14, 2013

Limerick: Dream

by Venkat

Poetry challenge: Limerick.

When the day turned to night

With darkness in sight

Mesmerized I was, as I dreamed

The world shook, as a quake it seemed

Stung by a mosquito bite

© Venkat

September 20, 2012

mosquito – poem

by billgncs

In which it is discovered a broken hand one day out of the splint is not quite healed.

when broken hand released
moves warily without the splint
refrain from excess movement
except those of kind intent

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