teemingness


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teemingness

(ˈtiːmɪŋnəs)
n
the state, fact, or quality of being teeming with; fruitfulness
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Noun1.teemingness - the property of a more than adequate quantity or supplyteemingness - the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply; "an age of abundance"
quantity - an adequate or large amount; "he had a quantity of ammunition"
bountifulness, bounty, amplitude - the property of copious abundance
plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plentitude, plenty - a full supply; "there was plenty of food for everyone"
profuseness, profusion, richness, cornucopia - the property of being extremely abundant; "the profusion of detail"; "the idiomatic richness of English"
wealth - the quality of profuse abundance; "she has a wealth of talent"
lushness, luxuriance, voluptuousness - the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses
overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance, overabundance - a quantity that is more than what is appropriate; "four-year-olds have an overabundance of energy"; "we received an inundation of email"
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Poetry, far from collapsing into some assumed impotence, the residual modes of fear and melancholia, thus affirms its audacity, acknowledges its powerful empowering capacity for "greeting," does not hesitate before the free, honest, and exhilarating "madness of naming." Appreciation, love can permit an upliftment, an accession to "the all of being in its fresh presence," a lyrical embrace of the consciously and viscerally chosen teemingness of the contrastive manners of what is: "We sail upon a superb ship & / we are in tears." Here is our error: an intellectualized refusal to recognize and admit into our ontological equations the splendors of existence, entangled as they may be in the violent energies of being's beauty.
"Verres de sake," the collection's closing poem, is symbolic in this regard, gently pounding out a rhetoric and an ontology of consent and embrace before the teemingness of the real.