The growl emerges somewhere at the back of my throat, a shaggy bear lurking in the shadows of a damp, darkened cave. I continue to summon the sound, pushing it forward with breath and support from my respiratory diaphragm, and like a fire fed with fuel and oxygen, it grows quickly in both intensity and
There’s been a slight change in title, you may notice. As a lover of words, I always savor language that is well spoken and well written. I’m also one who appreciates the subtle differences between similar words, whether in their meaning or sound. Closely related words each have their own personality and inflection of meaning.