Drawn together at the turn of the century by seven letters on a T-shirt, the artists, poets, mystics and marketeers of Cape Odd are a creative communityfounded on the principle that commerce and consciousness make strange bedfellows and that curiosity and compassion are the only two things that can save us. And comedy. Three things. And connection. Mostly words beginning with C.
Cape Odd is my artistical mystical sandbox and scrapbook, a mental construct that, much to my amazement and delight, becomes more “real” with every poem and post. Seems the deeper I dive into creativity and consciousness, the higher the sands of Cape Odd rise. And I thought I was just having fun with words, musical instruments and Photoshop. Odd, that.
1 an odd man: strange, peculiar, weird, queer, funny, bizarre, abnormal, eccentric, unusual, unconventional, outlandish, quirky, zany; informal wacky, kooky, screwy, freaky, oddball, offbeat, off the wall, out there. ANTONYMS normal, conventional.
2 quite a few odd things had happened: strange, unusual, peculiar, funny, curious, bizarre, weird, uncanny, queer, outré, unexpected, unfamiliar, abnormal, atypical, anomalous, different, out of the ordinary, out of the way, exceptional, rare, extraordinary, remarkable, puzzling, mystifying, mysterious, perplexing, baffling, unaccountable, uncommon, irregular, singular, deviant, aberrant, freak, freakish; informal fishy, freaky. ANTONYMS ordinary, usual.
3 we have the odd drink together | he does odd jobs for friends: occasional, casual, irregular, isolated, random, sporadic, periodic; miscellaneous, various, varied, sundry. ANTONYMS regular, scheduled.
4 odd socks: mismatched, unmatched, unpaired; single, lone, solitary, extra, surplus, leftover, remaining.
5 when you’ve got an odd ten minutes, stop by my office: spare, free, available, unoccupied; between appointments, between engagements.
odd man out no matter what our group planned to do over school vacations, Cassidy was always odd man out: outsider, exception, oddity, nonconformist, maverick, individualist, misfit, fish out of water, square peg in a round hole.