Poem Glossary

Auld Lang Syne - Times long past

Apparitions - a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, especially a ghost; a specter or phantom; wraith:

Bough - a branch of a tree, especially one of the larger or main branches.

Brutalizes - To be Brutal (savage; cruel; inhuman:)

Melancholy - a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression.

Anatomical - Pertaining to anatomy (the science dealing with the structure of animals and plants.)

Comical - producing laughter; amusing; funny:

Ogle - to look at amorously, flirtatiously, or impertinently.

Orchestrated - to compose or arrange music for performance by an orchestra.