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

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Horses for courses

Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Horses for courses:  Phrase, British proverb Different people are suited for different things based on different skill sets. "Exile will treat Amaya kinder than her 1400 years under her Uncle Rainer's reign. She was too young when her father, former King Ikes of the realms, passed away. She never… Continue reading Horses for courses

poetry · prose

Put the wind up

Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Put (or have) the wind up:  Phrase, British informal  Alarm or frighten (or be alarmed or frightened). "Words inside my head vanished creative devices and imageries disappeared I am left alone startled echoes bouncing off walls haunted I am nothing without my poetic words. A devastating storm pirouettes collecting souvenirs… Continue reading Put the wind up