poetry · prose

Troll

Monday, January 21, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Troll:  Verb, no object, with adverbial of direction, chiefly British  Walk in a leisurely way; stroll.   "You wake up screaming merlot pouring out your veins and names clogging up your larynx; you can't save the world so why save yourself? Black trundles of misery suffocate your happiness like depression… Continue reading Troll

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Personal writing · poetry

Bits and bobs

Friday, January 18, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Bits and bobs:  Phrase, British  Compare with American bits and pieces. An assortment of small items.   "You shattered my heart into bits and bobs as if tearing apart a butterfly's wings without mercy or much thought wrecking havoc in rainbows and spitting up blood-- backdropped by the sunlight's… Continue reading Bits and bobs

poetry · prose

Nut

Thursday, January 17, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Nut:  Verb, with object, British informal  Butt (someone) with one's head.   "White dots tango across the black canvas of my vision, swirling without compunction for my sea-sickened mind blood trickling out my ears, drums collapsed inward like Roman ruins left at the mercy of time's descent nerves on… Continue reading Nut

poetry · prose

Do someone over

Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Do someone over:  Phrasal verb, British informal  Ransack a place, especially while searching for something worth stealing. "Bookshelves broken dried ink tumbling out crusty river fronts spilling over until the words flee on shaky exhales fanning the flames higher violin instigators tickling pitchy vibrato and sending shockwaves of electric blue… Continue reading Do someone over

poetry · prose

Skint

Friday, January 11, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Skint: Adjective, British informal (Of a person) having little to no money available. "My dear light, Your friendship is a treasure. A soft glow in the blanket of night, mutated green on a black canvas, I have never feared you but have always been breathless at the thought of your… Continue reading Skint