"(in German folklore) a spirit or goblin, often mischievous; that haunts houses, mines or other underground places" Prill had seen many things in her oddly repetitive life, but nothing as odd as the creature that huddled in the corner of the room, cowering up at her. It just looked at her, its’s big eyes glazed and … Continue reading Kobold – Noun
Month: October 2017
Two Brothers – Chapter 2: The Wallace way of life.
Chapter 2 “The Wallace way of life” English class went all too fast, classes with the beautiful Mrs Finx always did. She was one of the few younger staff at the school and one of the only staff that I respected enough to take their classes seriously. Unlike the following classes, Mathematics and Modern History, … Continue reading Two Brothers – Chapter 2: The Wallace way of life.
Febrile – Adjective
"Of, relating to, or characterized by fever" The infant; A white-wash of sweats, Flushed cheeks and Lulled eyes, Lay limp across her. He'd been febrile For days now. For the past Forty-eight hours, She'd not slept, Not a single wink. Afraid that his tiny Tiny lungs May collapse, Monitoring Every erratic Heartbeat, Praying … Continue reading Febrile – Adjective
Congeal – Verb
"Become gelatinous" Denni watched, as the writhing mass of bodies began to congeal into one large form. The sinking feeling in her stomach, intensified. Shit was about to get real.
Deadwood – Noun
"Useless or burdensome persons or things" "We're going to die," Jackie blubbered quietly "We're totally going to die!" Dan, pulling Jackie by her elbow, contemplated leaving her behind as they round yet another bloodied corner. She was deadwood, lacking absolutely no survival skills, and in an apocalypse would most likely get them killed. But, she was … Continue reading Deadwood – Noun
Rapprochement – Noun
"An establishment or re-establishment of harmonious relations" After years of estrangement, Astrid finally made rapprochement with her younger sister. The falling out, had been grand. Margret had screamed every inappropriate word her prudent vocabulary, whilst Astrid thrown her hands up offensively many times and slammed far too many doors. Seven years of estrangement cause by a disagreement on … Continue reading Rapprochement – Noun
Ducky – Adjective
"Wonderful; darling; charming; cute" Every morning, he'd wake to the sun and to the snores of his wife. He'd roll and with an outstretched arm, run his long fingers through her silken hair. She'd rouse and give him a slender smile, eyes gluey and cheeks reddened. Cupping her face in his hands, he'd lean in … Continue reading Ducky – Adjective
Cruciverbalist – Noun
"A designer or aficionado of crossword puzzles" Noah Was one of "those" children Who was constantly taking things Apart. He wanted to see how Things worked, what made them tick. He Started with toy cars, Then moved to pulling computers apart. He Was fascinated with puzzles, and solving all the worlds issues. His Mother, said he … Continue reading Cruciverbalist – Noun
Coleopteron – Noun
"Insects having hard wing-cases; beetles" The dragon rose from his bitter sleep, Nostrils flaring at the smell of man. They'd entered his domain, Ready to steal his gold and trinkets, His immortal secrets. The dragon watched through golden slits, As one brave man stepped forward, Wielding the most impressive blade. Yet as the dragon's eyes … Continue reading Coleopteron – Noun
Nocent – Adjective
"Harmful; injurious" Mind full of nocent behviour, They cannot stop, Will not stop, Until their voices are heard. Unafraid of the consequence They loot and chant, Protest and punch. Denied their freedom of speech, And in turn they; Deny others, Hurt others, Kill others.