by Teresa Smeigh April 2017
Why must you sit there?
Blocks the sun.
Pluck the chickens, that’s your job!
Put down the guitar.
Pluck, verb: remove, pick (off), pull (off/out), extract, take (off), pull (at), tug (at), clutch (at), snatch (at), grab, catch (at), tweak, jerk, yank, deplume, remove the feathers from, strum, pick, plunk, thrum, twang; play pizzicato; noun: courage, bravery, nerve, backbone, spine, daring, spirit, intrepidity, fearlessness, mettle, grit, true grit, determination, fortitude, resolve, stout-heartedness, dauntlessness, valor, heroism, audacity; informal guts, spunk, gumption, moxie.
Rebel, noun: revolutionary, insurgent, revolutionist, mutineer, insurrectionist, insurrectionary, guerrilla, terrorist, freedom fighter, nonconformist, dissenter, dissident, iconoclast, maverick; verb: revolt, mutiny, riot, rise up, take up arms, stage/mount a rebellion, be insubordinate, recoil, show/feel repugnance, defy, disobey, refuse to obey, kick against, challenge, oppose, resist; adjective: insurgent, revolutionary, mutinous, rebellious, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, renegade, rebellious, defiant, disobedient, insubordinate, subversive, resistant, recalcitrant; nonconformist, maverick, iconoclastic.
Shady, adjective: shaded, shadowy, dim, dark; sheltered, screened, shrouded; leafy, bosky, tenebrous, suspicious, suspect, questionable, dubious, doubtful, disreputable, untrustworthy, dishonest, devious, dishonorable, underhanded, unscrupulous, irregular, unethical, fishy, murky.
Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh
-Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses
-Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems