Another birthday

Liz, you are twenty-one, alright,
but I fear my birthday poems are sounding quite trite,
because after this onethis one, and this one, my heavens,
and a fourth, and a fifth, and a sixth, and a seventh,
they’re all starting to sound the same.

So I have decided to go a new route:
one that is less poetry and more vocab.
This new route is called,

A Series of Photos
Each With a Vocab Word Describing Not Only That Photo But Also Our Relationship


comely |ˈkəmlē| adjective ( -lier, -liest) (typically of a woman) pleasant to look at; attractive. • agreeable; suitable.


outlandish |outˈlandi sh| adjective 1 looking or sounding bizarre or unfamiliar : outlandish brightly colored clothes | the most outlandish ideas. 2 archaic foreign; alien.


saucy |ˈsôsē| adjective ( -cier , -ciest ) informal 1 impudent; flippant : a saucy remark. 2 bold and lively; smart-looking : a hat with a saucy brim. 3 suggestive, typically in a way intended to be lighthearted : saucy songs.


snug |snəg| adjective ( snugger , snuggest ) 1 comfortable, warm, and cozy; well protected from the weather or cold : she was safe and snug in Ruth's arms | a snug cottage.


mellifluous |məˈlifloōəs| adjective(of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear : the voice was mellifluous and smooth.


gauche |gō sh | adjective lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.


wondrous |ˈwəndrəs| adjective poetic/literary inspiring a feeling of wonder or delight; marvelous : this wondrous city.

Happy birthday, Liz. I love you.

Oh, also, this ad came up on my Facebook today, and I screen-captured it specifically for you.


I know, right!? Even the Facebook ad people were celebrating your birthday.