Imaginary Words

Imaginary words
(The grammatical equivalent of the square root of negative one.)

The masculine of empty streets
The possessive case of borrow
The first person of defeat
The omniscient voice of sorrow

The feminine of history
The plural of alone
The intransitive of misery
The past tense for home

The proper noun for no one
A compound form of sever
The reflexive of a warming sun
The indicative of never

--excerpted from The Book of Forbidden Words