Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness, I has it (not)

This one is for you, mysterious Googler.

In honour of whoever found my blog with the search phrase “word for fetish for long words”. The word you were looking for is sesquipedalian, literally meaning a foot and a half long.

Alternatively, the fear of long words is hippopotomonstrosesquipideliophobia.

Which is utterly fucking ridiculous.

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Freedom Words

And I will build a cage
to trap my feelings
watch them rage and spend themselves,
tired
against these bars
Words are binding
and feelings cannot slip freely
through them,
slyly
shyly
spilling over in a glance
as is their wont
Words are blinding
trick the caged and
trap the jailer
Freedom is just on the other side
freedom is just
a word

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