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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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

poetry · prose

Gyp

Thursday, January 10, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Gyp:  Mass noun, British informal  Pain or discomfort. "Icy breaths steal my soul freezing creative assets and demolishing coherent thoughts writer's block transforms into icebergs cruising unwaveringly because collision is fated everyone else has been gifted to write yet mine has been stolen she was the North Star chaotic,… Continue reading Gyp