in a slanting or oblique position
quoted from TPK
elderly refugees camping on the canted decks of a multi-storey car park in Dover
someone painted the same pattern across the canted floor of the swimming pool and over the gravel in the car park
Beyond the tilting fences he could see the drained swimming pools of Cocoa Beach, each a complex geometry of light and shadow, canted decks encoding the secret entrances to another dimension
I just couldn’t stop seeing my marriage except colored by our divorce, and I wrote the same pages over and over, not making stuff up, but canting the material one way, then another. At first I wrote events that cast him as perfect and me as a drunken slag. Then I wrote him as an icy WASP and myself as a tender heart.