IMMANENT and IMMINENT, a poxed pair from the Devil sent
to torment editorial brains and mock false Spell-Checks empty claims.
IMMANENT means to dwell,
as in a MANOR or a cell,
to be inherent, found herein,
when spelled out with an M-A-N.
But M-I-N suggests a threat,
a menace pending just not yet.
If revenge is IMMINENT, dont begin it
right away, but in a MINUTE..
EMINENT things are greater and finer,
superior to the merely MINOR,
PREEMINENT among men and honors,
As a grand EMIR, served by fawners.
The EMANANT effuses forth,
like frosty air from the cold, cold north,
or the saucy scent that flows from roses,
or the immanent glow that imminently EMANATED from the eminence of Moses.
(Although once I thought I heard
that EMANANT is not a word,
there it is in Websters Third.)