Warrior Poetics: On Mellifluous

Mellifluous is a word that reminds me first of water and second of fog. It’s their cadence, their continuous ability to flow. When a boxer rolls […]

Warrior Poetics: On Psephology

Psephology is a word that reminds me of political polls and the media’s current obsession with Donald Trump. “A poll released today put Trump ahead […]

Warrior Poetics: On Mondegreen

Mondegreen is a word that first reminds me of the way we often fill in the lyrics to our favorite songs. We don’t quite know […]

Warrior Poetics: On Chiliad

Chiliad is a word that immediately reminds me of old kung fu movies where the lead seeks revenge and proceeds to decimate hundreds or seemingly […]

Warrior Poetics: On Polysemy

Polysemy is a word that immediately reminds me of religion. It transports me back to my childhood when I’d attend midnight mass on Christmas eve, […]

Warrior Poetics: On Twitterpated

Twitterpated is a word that first reminds me, of course, of the social media platform Twitter. For many journalists and businesses it has become a […]

Warrior Poetics: On Argonaut

Argonaut is a word that first reminds me of the group of heroes in Greek mythology in the years before the Trojan War. While a […]

Warrior Poetics: On Boomlet

Boomlet is a word that reminds me of a fight’s rhythm. Whether it’s muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA or a street fight, there’s always a […]

Warrior Poetics: On Entelechy

Entelechy is a word that reminds me of living in the present moment. Of course we must learn lessons from our past and think about […]

Warrior Poetics: On Noctambulous

Noctambulous is a word that reminds me of living the unexplored and unmindful life. Sure, many of us actually do sleepwalk. But far more, including […]

Warrior Poetics: On Saurian

Saurian is a word that reminds me of dinosaur and then of course of Godzilla. And not this new style of Godzilla, all scales and […]

Warrior Poetics: On Olio

Olio is a word that reminds me of lahpet thoke, the Burmese tea leaf salad. During my time in Thailand this month I was fortunate enough […]