poetry · prose

Bang goes

Saturday, July 14, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Bang goes:  Phrase, British  Used to express the sudden collapse of a plan or hope. "He is the fingerprint smudge on glasses first thing in the morning fumbling round for them on the nightstand because you were too knackered last night to place them down mindfully. He is the… Continue reading Bang goes

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poetry · prose

Blinding

Friday, July 13, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Blinding:  Adjective, British informal  (Of an action) remarkably skillful and exciting. "Nothing on Earth can protect you from the crushing disappointment of reoccurring dreams a cursed algorithm few have attempted to untwine for frustration kicks in like building sandcastles at the lip of the rolling in tide constantly being… Continue reading Blinding

poetry

Naff

Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Naff:  Verb, no object, British informal (usually in imperative as naff off) Go away; (as adjective naffing) used to emphasis annoyance. "They'd convinced me beauty is subjective yet at the same exact moment drilled it into my head as a lion roars his displeasure at the herd I was not… Continue reading Naff

Flash Fiction

Lavatory

Monday, July 9, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Lavatory:  Noun, British (also: lav) A room, building, or cubicle containing a toilet or toilets, specifically a flush toilet. Compare with loo. "Her heart pounds erratically inside its chest cavity thump-thump-thump-thump-thump as she bolts upright in her bed, eyes wild in their search for an interloper, breath puffing from her chapped lips… Continue reading Lavatory