Noodle Prompt / How language shapes thinking

Silvering Words

a poem

© Dennett — Chispeando

Like its land, American English
is big and bold and brash,
a language of Texans and
endless plains and
Grand Canyons,
a language of gunslingers
and sheriffs,
of the Alaskan frontier
and New York skyscrapers,
towering and tenacious,
tough and tremendous.



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