“Slang – something not worth considering” "Balderdash, hogwash, gibberish, horsefeathers, claptrap, complete and utter nonsense," Ronald slurred over his larger to Jamerson, "There is no way in Gods-great-country that Usain Bolt can run faster than a bloomin' Cheetah!"
“Among ancient Greeks – A person’s fate or destiny” My name is Moira, And contradictory to My name, I have no control Over any facet of My life. The only thing I Know for certain Is that I have An impeccable Tallent for conjuring Bad luck.
“Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something sacred.” "I shall grab a Meat Lover, deep-pan on BBQ sauce," Cody said across the counter to the Pizza Boy. "And for the lady..." He turned to his girlfriend of six months. "A Supreme with Pineapple, on a gluten free base" Chloe followed after Cody's request. Sacrilege! Cody … Continue reading Sacrilege – Noun
“An ancient method of writing in which lines run alternately from right to left and from left to right” "This makes no feckin' sense." Prill groaned, tilting the aged manuscript back and forth, eyes crinkling and readjusting with each movement. Her grubby fingertips threatening to ruin the black ink embossed with gold that trawls across … Continue reading Boustrophedon – Noun
“A person of noble or high rank; an aristocrat” Feed with a silver spoon By his wet nurse and Teethed on whisky. Plush handmade toys Replaced With fast Italian cars. An elitist education; Catholics schools and Scholars Grants. Weekends in Spain, Christmas's in Prague, Summer in Venice. Connections with the World provided by A … Continue reading Patrician – Noun
“To be pervaded by something unpleasant” Tom, Or as we used to call him Ol' Clappy, Was a homeless man Who would always Reek of cigarettes, Desiel and beer, And would meander The shopping arcade For no apparent reason. We called him Ol' Clappy For when We'd clap, Or whistle Or make any Loud noise, … Continue reading Reek – Verb
“To speak with involuntary pauses or repetitions” 'Hi, welcome to Teddie's.' The blonde cashier chick half-heartedly welcomes Ryan to the store. Her black roots exposed and 90's tendrils darting in front of her smudged eyes and candy glossed lips. Her nametag reads 'Aish-lee', presumably pronounce Ashley. 'Jus-jus-jus-just these t-t-t-oday.' Ryan manages as he unpacks his basket … Continue reading Stammer – Verb
“Only superficially relevant; divergent” In his haze Of rum and coke, And brandishing A wizard staff Made out of tinnies, Sam let free His tangential thoughts That had nothing To do with Politics.
“Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cosy position” A wet nose Used to nuzzle Closer To a Petting hand.
“A song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person” Mascara drips down my face, nine-inch heels in my hands, wallet empty, soul shattered. What a waste what a waste what a waste. These tears were not planned. Yet here I am a mess of despair and cheap Moscato. New … Continue reading Lament – Noun