dap-pled [dap–uhld] – adjective
having spots of a different shade, tone, or color from the background; mottled.
Welcome to my journal of dappled ponderings. Here you’ll find some random, unusual, and perhaps interesting thoughts . . . humanities, causalities, curiosities, anomalies, oddities, issuities, pet peevities – anything at all that captures the fleeting attention of my most inquisitive mind. A place only the brave dare trod.
For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;
For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;
Fres-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;
Landscape plotted and pieced — fold, fallow, and plough;
And all trades, their gear and tackle and trim.
All things counter, original, spare, strange;
Whatever is fickle, freckled (who knows how?)
With swift, slow; sweet, sour; adazzle, dim;
He fathers-forth whose beauty is past change: