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!  

Red-legged falcons

Assuming this to be the red-footed falcon (falco vespertinus), I found this photo.  Leigh Fermor spots them around the remains...

Glaucous-green field

I found myself wondering just what shade of green is glaucous, and learning that it is either 'a dull greyish-green...

Grape-blue landscape

A darkly overcast day with louring purple-stained clouds, and a storm brewing, until you read the context in which Lee...

Swift-advancing shame

Poor Hetty, her finery-flouncing superficiality has brought catastrophe upon her.  The shame so swiftly advancing isn't born of conscience, but...

Three-tailed bashaw

In this story, the stepmother isn’t wicked, she’s just stupid and pretentious. And calculating. She has a daughter and a...

Dark and sparkling

Wu means ‘black’ or ‘dark’ and, not surprisingly, also refers to a crow, as well as being a surname. Combined...

Rainbow-like belt

Surely, I could bestow such a belt on a character in a story?   And those 'brilliant-colored points or cones', garlanding...

Quill-like face

Trying to picture this face resembling a quill, particularly as it describes the kindly, emotionally intelligent, acerbic doctor enjoying a...

Cast-iron sun

A surprising image, as if the sun itself were cast in Vulcan's smithy, a great sizzling shield of liquified iron.

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