love · poetry · prose

Loudhailer

Friday, March 15, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Loudhailer:  Noun, British  An electronic device used to amplify the sound of a person's voice so that it can be heard at a distance; a megaphone. "Your echo lives inside my heart like a calcified bone nuzzled in snug, skin to skin; or like a silhouette I can't be… Continue reading Loudhailer

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Clot

Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Clot:  Noun, British informal  A foolish or clumsy person. "I love you in the evenings when the shadows darken the world, hovering between realities, from forehead kisses or laughter that sounds like a piano's crescendo. I love you in the mornings when your hair's a curly mess and your eyebrows… Continue reading Clot

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Bairn

Saturday, June 16, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Bairn: Noun, chiefly Scottish and Northern English  A child. "To my wee bairn, You are an exploding star bringing heat and light to my life the beauty of infinite colours covering every dusty nook and cranny shining like a spotlight on stage holding me accountable to be the strength you… Continue reading Bairn

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Maths

Sunday, July 16, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Maths:Plural nounMathematics.*Welcome to the fourth installment of the Pasha series. Check out Do a runner if you haven't already!"He loathes waiting. Any patience he had built up over some three-plus decades evaporates like a greenhouse effect; only, the spare energy heats up his blood pressure. Pasha's tired.His parents are encouraging him… Continue reading Maths

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Chuffed

Friday, May 26, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Chuffed:  Adjective, informal  Proud; extremely pleased. "Laughter vibrates the pub, but none matching the group of six crammed in the furthest booth by the loos. They're co-ed and somewhere between their second and fifth rounds. The attention appears to be on the pretty brunette in the middle on… Continue reading Chuffed