poetry · prose

Cap in hand

Saturday, May 25, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Cap in hand:  Phrase, British  Humbly ask for a favour. Comparable with hat in hand.   “Heavy are my eyelids yet my mind is racing  speeding away  in dizzying spells and erratic trains I am an enigma  even to my own self nausea clutches my belly  as I float… Continue reading Cap in hand

anxiety · poetry · prose


Thursday, May 23, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Rough:  Noun, chiefly British  A disreputable and violent person. “You are brave in ways you’ll never know and it applies the same to me now— that is: I am you of the future— and you are a gemstone who likes to hide rainbow paradigms away from this cruel world,… Continue reading Rough

poetry · prose


Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Bladdered:  Adjective, British informal  Extremely drunk. "You are the personification of my anxiety attacks constricting my heart inside a too tight cage pressure exerting invisible forces which hold up the galaxy presses down on my heart and maybe I'll balloon up with lightheadedness or perhaps my eyes will explode like… Continue reading Bladdered