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Fanfaron I’m not
flick of her eyelash can kill
valid is my claim.

Notes: NaPoWriMo 2013 Day 24 . Hit a wall today and struggled to come up with something.  Luckily, internet browsing yielded an interesting word that allowed me to pen a quick little haiku.  Continuing the theme from yesterday.

From Wordsmith.org




noun: A boaster or a braggart.
From French fanfaron, from Spanish fanfarrón (braggart), perhaps from Arabic farfar (talkative), of expressive origin. The words fanfaronade and fanfare have the same origin. Earliest documented use: 1622.

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