cat akimbo


Sorry about the picture – I couldn’t resist!

akimbo adv. with hands on the hips and elbows turned outwards: she stood with arms akimbo, frowning at the small boy. (with reference to limbs) flung out widely or haphazardly. late Middle English: from in kenebowe in Middle English, probably from Old Norse.

Writing Prompt: Write a poem or haiku with the word akimbo

Journaling Prompt: Write about a time you slipped or fell with limbs akimbo.

Art Prompt: Akimbo
Nonfiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Use the word of the week in your article or your speech today.

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