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Demeanour

Friday, August 17, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Demeanour:  Noun Alternative spelling for demeanor. Outward behaviour or bearing. "Soft scratching as my pen races across pages ink bleeding amethyst rivers at the edge of my hand like a curving spine flexing and elongating for a passage of time spent cracking and preparing until the blood flow… Continue reading Demeanour

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poetry · prose

Hotchpotch

Thursday, August 16, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Hotchpotch:  Noun, British  A confused mixture. Alternatively, hodgepodge. "I am the Queen of lists an organising phenomenon come to bring order to lives whilst sweeping aside disorder in mine. Come, take a look at Picasso-esque notes, though cubism and colours may easily be forgiven a hotchpotch of emotivity subjective… Continue reading Hotchpotch

poetry · prose

Half

Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Half:  Noun, British informal  Half a pint of beer or a similar drink. "You followed the scattered daises all the way to me like a floral treasure hunt soft and white with sprinklings of yellow at the epicentre where you called me your ray of sunshine despite my protestations… Continue reading Half

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Shire

Monday, August 13, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Shire:  Noun, British  A county, especially in England. (The Shires) used in reference of parts of England regarded as strongholds of traditional rural culture, especially the rule Midlands. "And I will set you free when the day arrives like a butterfly let loose after metamorphosis an explosion of colours… Continue reading Shire

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Claggy

Thursday, August 9, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Claggy:  Adjective, British informal  Tending to form clots; sticky. "We hide our bodies in thick, claggy mud painted disasters distorting natural freckles for moonbeam tinted disturbia low-lighted in maroon melancholy; singing softly to lull the littlest ones in stargazing eulogies-- always putting off the inevitability where home is gone and… Continue reading Claggy