5-Mar-13 (Created: 5-Mar-13) | More in 'Humanities Current'

"despite" is a good word

Words come in many colors.
Some are meek.
Some are shy.
Some are stylish.
Some have substance.
Among those that are strong and essential,
"despite" is a good word.

In the family of
deeply unpleasant creatures
when I descry a sprite
I will name it "despite".