poetry

Dram

Friday, February 23, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Dram:  Noun, chiefly Scottish A small drink of whisky or other spirits.   "Your vanity is so delightful the spirits whisper inside my head clawing and mauling, tearing my sanity apart limb from limb until nothing remains but tender flesh, delicate and rosy pink. The terrible trials I put my body… Continue reading Dram

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Letterbox

Thursday, February 22, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Letterbox:  Noun BRITISH for mailbox.   "The clock counts down and pandemonium hums in the air igniting our adrenaline through our veins. Hands clasped tightly as we flee, sprinting for safety taking cover shelter in trees hearing compromised for the tattooing echo of our hearts slamming away. I… Continue reading Letterbox

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Turn-up

Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Turn-up:  Noun, in singular, British informal  An unusual or unexpected occurrence or event; a surprise.   "She is the daughter of a painter enigmatic and prophetic in swirls sunrise colours mixing with white, puffy clouds bringing to life her dreams of meadows down the lane lined in dandelions and… Continue reading Turn-up

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Doss

Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Doss:  Verb, no object, informal  Sleep in rough accommodation or on an improvised bed; spend time idly.   "I am caged inside this hellhole, away from home and away from you dossed down on the floor, shivering violently without even a tattered blanket cannot build a fort to hide,… Continue reading Doss

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Fervour

Monday, February 19, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Fervour:  Noun Alternative spelling of fervor; intense and passionate feeling.   "Inside of me is an inferno, humid and unpredictable, this feeling of isolation like clawing my way inside, innards tumbling out and shouting look what we've done for you sickening movements and bellyaching pinches, for I am nobody… Continue reading Fervour