Fragile

In response to the synonym Friable, by Mindfills in the post foolish ~ a haiku

Some Friable synonyms: crumbly, crisp, brittle, powdery, pulverizable, fragile, delicate, frail, crumbly, breakable, friable, frangible, shatterable….

For a synonym of Friable I’m picking “Fragile” . I can’t hear that word without thinking of an album of that name released by the progressive rock band Yes, in … omg … 1971. It’s got a 50th anniversary coming up. Incredible.

With the rather distressing condition of world events at the moment… with our governments, our societies, our health, our sanity and even our planet in such a friable state, the album’s cover picture reminds me how fragile our entire existence is. Meanwhile, this instrumental song, Mood for a Day reminds me of just how beautiful this opportunity of existence is, and how beautiful we are capable of being. There is a joy to it, and in the three minutes and three seconds that it plays, my mood for the day improves.

I need a pick-me-up like this every so often. Well, these days, quite often really.

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To play the word in this post, pick a synonym from below or any other synonym you can find. Now tell us what you picked in a comment. If you like, add a few words (or a bunch of words) about why you picked it. Or maybe use it to inspire a poem or micro-fiction or… well, anything you like.

Some Fragile Synonyms:

delicate, frail, frangible, breakable, feeble, insecure, vulnerable, crumbly, friable, unreliable, negligible, flimsy, dubious, tenuous… more synonyms

EZPZ, right?

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You can think of this game as a one-word creativity prompt. Rather than give you the one word, I’m giving you a list of synonyms to choose your one word from.

I’ll post new words … frequently. Probably not daily, but often. However, there’s no hourglass counting down the time you have left. Feel free to play any word at any time.

If you create something I think is really cool, I’ll ask if we can repost it here, as a new word for others to play.

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