“The pleasant remembrance of a past experience, glory; the glow frequently seen in the sky after sunset” The day I was born, Much about The world Was wrong. Yet My mother said, That found great Solace was found In my Birth. When I breathed, My first crisp breath, They rejoiced. It was said, That my … Continue reading Afterglow – Noun
“Fat; oily” My Aunt Mac, Was a pinguid woman. So round that she Could not Reach her toes; So plump That her neck Was practically invisible And her eyes, Two tiny pinpricks; And so enormous That she couldn't leave Her bed without The assistance Of Ivory, Her nurse. My Aunt Mac's Skin reeked of Sardines, … Continue reading Pinguid – Adjective
“Light-hearted; merry; cheerful” I'd spent the whole afternoon procrastinating the event; Creating dramatizations of all the possible negative outcomes, Spotlighting every bitter detail, my awkward words and clumsy movements. It was just a cup of coffee, with a guy I once knew at school; But to me, it was an opportunity to replace the weird high-school … Continue reading Blithesome – Adjective
“Characterised by intense enthusiasm or activity” She was abubble Completely absorbed In the glittering jewel That now adorned her Left ring finger.
“Christmas, or the Christmas season” In amidst of the yule carols and birth of Christ sermon, And snuggled in between the pews, My sister received the most disturbing news. Her phone had flashed once, but that it was all that it took, It was clear to me, whatever she saw had her shook. "A man from … Continue reading Yule – Noun
“Wintry” Today is the day that I spend with my family, In celebration of a babe born of salvation. Many others will celebrate this day too, Though reasons will vary, between me and you. For me, Christmas is hot as an oven and fly-ridden, Whilst yours may be brumal and frostbitten. Some of us will give … Continue reading Brumal – Adjective
“An expression of embarrassment, frustration or disbelief” Every time Anna opened her god-forsaken mouth, something unbelievably moronic and dim-witted was bound to babble out. Today's infamous question, "Do dogs have brains?", made me facepalm so hard I left a mark on my nose.
“A British commuter” It was part of the bump and grind, Being crammed against strangers For hours on end. No room to raise a hand to your nose To escape the smells of sweat, Or to bring your coffee to your lips. Ever wary of the mysterious groper, Cautious of the single mother and children, … Continue reading Daily-breader – Noun
“Covered with a soft, woolly substance” Her precious bundle Lay on the Flocculent rug. It squiggled and Sqwauked, Vulnerable and Bare, It cried out For its mothers Milk. She smiled, Exhausted but Content, Before nursing The infant to Her bosom.
“Something of little value or importance; trifle” Riches and wealth, Fortune and finery, Affluence and prestige, To him; Are bagatelle. For he only Sees value in, Love and joy, Peace and patience, Kindness and goodness, Forgiveness and faithfulness. They are the things, He needs to live.