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

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Harmonise

Saturday, July 7, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Harmonise:  Verb, with object Alternative spelling of harmonize. "His notes float from inside his chest a rolling adagio like strolling the Italian countryside in the peak of Spring-- Bach's symphonies echoing calling us forth to play until we harmonise: ocean waves swell with the increased tempo of my… Continue reading Harmonise

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Spot

Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Spot:  Noun, informal, chiefly British  A small amount of something. "I won't say goodbye another time waste the air inside my chained-up lungs wheezing and rattling the triple lock on my heart as my eyes track your movements one last time. In a spot of bother I could pick out your… Continue reading Spot

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Flyover

Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Flyover:  Noun, chiefly British  A bridge carrying one railway line or road over another. "She is autumn in its purest form: auburn hair smells of sharp spices a hint of floral before the arrival of winter's clutch, deep colours suit her complexion highlighting laugh lines leftover from summer's forays, not… Continue reading Flyover