Logomachy

An Adnomination is a poetic device in which you take a root meaning that is shared by many words and use it in many different, sometimes opposing, ways. Here’s one I worked out with ‘log’ …

LOGOMACHY

having logged on

in a loggia
with the logic
of a logophile
who is logy
when logjammed
by logistics
in a logbook
when at loggerheads
using logograms
with a logocentric
inventing logos

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About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she lives in British Columbia. She is married with three sons, Joanna has an MA from the University of British Columbia. She has published in numerous anthologies and in magazines in Canada, the US, UK, and New Zealand, such as Canadian Women's Studies, Convolvus, Endless Mountains Review, Grain, Green's Magazine, Prairie Fire, Spin, Wascana Review, CBC Gallery, and many more...
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1 Response to Logomachy

  1. francinesw says:

    🙂 on this waterlogged day.

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