poetry · prose

Neck

Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Neck:  Verb, with object, British informal  Swallow (something, especially a drink).   "Spin me in webs violet and sable threads for I am my mother's daughter and I ache down to my unstable core shaky hands and trembling lips I keep necking poison in hopes for a reboot arachnids scattering up veins… Continue reading Neck

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poetry · prose

Keek

Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Keek:  Verb, no object, Scottish Peep surreptitiously. Noun A surreptitious glance. "Extinguish my sparks submerge me in my own making water like slime filling my eardrums (maybe it's blood?) weighing down words mouths move without speech and I am an island. The sun up on high jammed full of… Continue reading Keek

poetry · prose

Take on

Monday, March 4, 2019. Daily Brit  Wit. Take on:  Phrasal verb, British informal  Become very upset, especially needlessly. "Play me like your favourite violin weaseling laments from my heart and pitchy moans outta my throat constrict me inside a corset asphyxiation colouring me pale paler than a weeping wisteria tree as if it'll stop my bleeding heart… Continue reading Take on

poetry · prose

Bags of

Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Daily Brit Wit. Bags of:  Noun, informal chiefly British  Plenty of. "Love stinks of roses and melting chocolate... of cloying perfume, it is a scent that lingers smudged into your fingertips like ink that loiters for twenty-four hours at least and even if you think you've moved on it'll smack you with memories chapped… Continue reading Bags of