Moist

Words - I love them. I even love the great huge portmanteau words (a la Alice in Wonderland) that carry loads of meanings between their consonants. I am gently mocked by friends and stared at by strangers when my three-syllable ones tumble out instead of shorter, clearer phrases. It's my sloppy brain filing¬†system. I reach…

Now is the Summer of our Discontent

Made impossible torment by this fog of humidity And all the clouds upon the horizon looming Lessen not the damp through lightning or storming Now our brows are laced with gobs of sweat Our pale-white arms hidden from the sun as we search for coolth And fierce horns presage the coming of ships Shrouded in…

Humidity

Ah, you've gotta love the Maritimes when they decide to get hot. On the one hand, my hair looks fabulous. Curly hair + product + humidity = delectable curls. On the other, I want to cut it all off and let the air cross my fevered skull. I pin it up maliciously and tear it…