“Of, relating to, or having the power of divination; prophetic” Ken smacked up straight into the tall blonde upon lacing his shoe, the top of his head colliding with her perfectly sculpted button nose. "Shit." Ken panicked, quickly swooping down to collect the pink folder she'd dropped to the floor upon impact. It read: Dalilah … Continue reading Mantic – Adjective
“To express great joy” I jubilate that I am alive, And that once my body Is dust and decay, That I will live on.
“A scheme or remedy for bringing about some social or political reform or improvement” Call me dramatic, Call me depressive, Call me cynical; Call me what you will, but The world is no longer free, Even though we maintain the The illusion that it is. Everyone has their Own agenda, And Everyone is pushing Their … Continue reading Nostrum – Noun
“Shaped like an arrowhead” Dallas opened the wound further and Artimus grimaced but somehow managed to stay still. "There definitely something in there, boy." Dallas prodded a gloved finger deeper into the gushing red slit on Artimus' side. The pain, nauseating, made Artimus see black spots. "What the hell were you think! Busting into a den … Continue reading Sagittate – Adjective
“Desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitable” Entering the world together Was one of the two things That, Delilah and Igraine, Had in common. Delilah was fair; Her eyes the palest Shade of lilac, Cheeks a soft pink, And a cascade of White hair trailing Down her back. Whilst Igraine, She was darker; The … Continue reading Benevolence – Noun
“Slang for money” "Oi brother," Koa called across the quad. "Lend us some mazuma." "Speak English you egg." His response hollered back. "Stop being a lemon Jon, and lend me some money for a pie" "Suck a fat one mate," Jon replies "Do I look like I has money? Not everyone's old ladies work for … Continue reading Mazuma – Noun
“Home; fireside” Kneel down, Towards my warmth. Run your fingers, Down my spine. Trace my arches And fall asleep To my lullaby. Remeber days come To pass; Morish soups and bread Made by your mammy, Stories of princesses and paupers Read by your granny, A summer hiding place From your rascally brothers, And bandaged knees … Continue reading Hearth – Noun
“Causing sluggish inactivity or inertia" Let me be perfectly honest, I struggle to write almost every day (every-damn-day)! By the time I get home from the daily grind of money-making, I am torporific. Idealistically, I'd love to write for my career, but instead, I bust-my-butt as a"child sitter", and a glorified one at that. You see, I am … Continue reading Torporific – Adjective
Yannick Horik was the first boy to ever kiss her. He was German, they were five and preschooler romances were a serious thing. But her first “real” kiss didn’t come until high school – that kiss had involved tongue and a guy named Fredrick Basinger. He was a whole year older, and even though it … Continue reading First and last.
I hear the crunch of bone and everything runs slow. Like, in the matrix; time and space no longer matters. I am paused; hand resting on the door knob, heart in my throat, lungs caught midway between breathes. Then I see everything clearly. In this silence, I am able to finally process the … Continue reading Silence.