Monday, February 22, 2010

Susurrus

Favorite word of the day: Susurrus

A great onomatopoeia I'm going to use at least once today.
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"Of its aerial roof,
arose the chant of their vespers,
Mingling its notes
with the soft susurrus
and sighs of the branches."
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~Longelllow

1 comment:

Poetikat said...

Yes! And I like it at as a verb as well: susurrating

It is a great word!

Kat