G is for Gigglemug

Gigglemug: habitually smiling face.             The world never knew what it lost that fateful day. Your sweet easy smile.   How can the world keep spinning, if you ain't here? How are birds singing?   Why so many grins, and so many bright colors? Do they know? Care? Weep?   … Continue reading G is for Gigglemug

F is for Fawney-rig

Fawney-rig: trick, game of dropping a ring. A common fraud thus practised:—a fellow drops a brass ring, double gilt, which he picks up before the party meant to be cheated, and to whom he disposes of it for less than its supposed, and ten times more than its real, value. / Phony   An engagement … Continue reading F is for Fawney-rig

E is for Evening Wheezes / Envy

Evening Wheezes: false news, usually spread in evening halfpenny papers.  Envy: Resentful desire of something possessed by another or others (but not limited to material possessions).   Why do people keep gossiping apropos you, now you're far afield?   Ain't it so biased? cos you cannot contradict their venomous tongues?   What if they were right? … Continue reading E is for Evening Wheezes / Envy

D is for Dashed hopes

Dashed hopes: hopelessness, despair. Dashed: in the sense of "damned" is associated with the old-fashioned upper class.     Come here, lil' one are you staying furrever? Lovers we shall be.   Inside my heart, oh curious CatLady o'mine! Obliged to love you.   You were so curious, you showed me pure tenderness, you showed me … Continue reading D is for Dashed hopes

C is for Carriwitchet

    Carriwitchet: An absurd question; a quibble; a conundrum; a pun; a piece of jocularity or facetiousness.       Carriwitchet child watching my scorching spirit choking with my tears.   Enigmatic witch, have the hunch you're watching me from my soul detached.   Shadow out of reach, let me touch you one more … Continue reading C is for Carriwitchet

B is for Benjo

Benjo: A riotous holiday, a noisy day in the streets. (see Bacchanalian: used of riotously drunken merrymaking.)       Carnavalesque feast, dancing around the bonfire, fireflies circling us. Bacchanalian indulgent tribal chanting, Beltane's envious. Spirits laugh nearby midnight hour chiming: masks off! Are you here with me?   I hope you are enjoying these … Continue reading B is for Benjo

A is for Absinthe

  Absinthe: anise-flavoured green spirit derived from botanicals, including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium ("grand wormwood"), together with green anise, sweet fennel, and other medicinal and culinary herbs. Considered as an addictive psychoactive drug and hallucinogen.     I, the devotee; you, bewitching elixir that kept me blissful.   Drinking thirstily from your … Continue reading A is for Absinthe