Pithy, evocative imagery in three-legged microcosms of meaning.  Having coined the term ‘triologism’ I believe this to be the only collection of these tum-tee-tum phrases in the universe.  Updated Tuesdays … triologism day!  

Diplodocus-filled hall

A diplodocus is a huge herbivore dinosaur; perhaps it once in a while crashed into early human habitation.  Could such ancient...

Twice-baked bread

Paximadia is clearly a Greek name for a traditional Greek bread, but it has a pacific Latin echo in that...

Water-logged air

I have only once or twice experienced levels of humidity that could be described as 'water-logged air': years ago during...

Slow-drifting years

Something memorable fresh and sharp in the mind even after many 'slow-drifting years'.

An unusual concept as for me, and...

Sponge-bag trousers

As I clearly move in the wrong circles, this was a revelation to me.  'Sponge-bag trousers' is the name given,...

An opiate vista

A curious vista of 'tallow-coloured' images floating before an opium-steeped lord.

'Laudanum' was the name for various opium-based preparations and...

Sweet-garlanded lady

None other than Artemis, or Diana, Apollo's twin, and goddess of wild animals and hunting. Struck by Ever Angry Hera (or...

Dark-named destiny

Another term for death, the fate of Asios who, horse-proud, insisted on driving his chariot into the fray where he...

Straw-bonneted mothers

A warm, lively image of a Sunday morning family stroll to church.

'Dandy fathers and brothers, and straw-bonneted mothers, shepherd...

Hag-ridden night

A sense of a wakeful, traumatic night, ridden by witches and haunted by demons.

'... explains the distress of that...

Sun-trap warmth

A haven of calm and enveloping warmth in places blasted by wind and cold.  A place where a monk arriving...

Worm-channered posts

This suggests woodworm tunneled posts and I imagine that 'channered' refers to the tiny channels they carve on the surface...

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