Owl Poetry & Prose

Bespoke tales of a gon(e) word…

It was a rather bespoke moment of revelation when I happened upon a word of yore,

Bespoke was my reaction for twas something I had come across scarcely before.

Now bespoke was the creation of words and texts, advertisers and copywriters’ go to for feigned sophistication

where the very mention creates a flutter

amongst those seeking bygone words to randomly utter

Bespoke was first spoken to describe clothes specifically chosen

Made to order, made to fit, bespoke meant something in 19th century Lit

Now tis bespoke menus of regular partaking (er??_

Bespoke be the jewellery of custom making (duh!)

Bespoke be experiences offered to many

Bespoke be jungles safaris not just any (??!)

Oh bespoke be my reaction on such foolish enaction

Of picking random etymology

To denote feigned sophistication and terminology

When one clearly can say for better comprehension

‘Custom made’, ‘tailor made’ – tis clear communication

But no, we must select those words we do neglect

To add a tingle to the senses and a twist to our minds

As bespoke be the experience on reading such old finds


Meet Lilanka
“what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
An eclectic personality with a penchant for creativity, Lilanka is an old soul who loves life, laughter and stepping off the beaten track. She finds joy in nature, travelling and venting her existential frustrations via her writing while calming her body with food and her soul with music. Her motto is – “what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
A collection of eclectic expressions from life according to Lilanka Botejue. From her creative outbursts and passionate views to her love for nature, food, music and archaeology, Owl Muses is an attempt to capture these moments in time.
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