melliferous \muh-LIF-er-uhs\, adjective: yielding or producing honey. The quiet nobility of farm life was embodied by his grandfather during those early summers on the Honey Farm. Tall and unyielding like the ancient trees spotting the countryside, his grandfather wore the gentle smile of a man who found peace amidst...Read More ››
An Unnecessary Appendage
A haven for the random creative bursts from the Literati crew that might never appear on a printed page, but should exist somewhere.
spang \spang\, adverb: directly, exactly: The bullet landed spang on target. Thirteen seconds passed from the moment the man accidentally discharged the pistol and the realization that the bullet landed spang in his wilting friend’s Adam’s apple. Thirteen seconds is insignificant after 43 years on this planet. In that...Read More ››
hellion \HEL-yuhn\, noun: a disorderly, troublesome, rowdy, or mischievous person. She knew her boy was a hellion and bent for a life of crime and violence. Yet, she loved him stridently, her support never wavering despite the sit downs with the principal, the visits by law enforcement, and the...Read More ››
crawfish \KRAW-fish\, verb: 1. Informal. to back out or retreat from a position or undertaking. noun: 1. crayfish. As the rogue angels swarmed above the remaining pilgrims of Earth 2, Muscrat wielded his blood soaked shovel and walked out to the lip of the cave. “Stay back now, I’ll...Read More ››