Reena’s Xploration Challenge – Word play – Anguish

Reena is the host of RXC

PROMPT #202

Let’s play around with words a little today. Yeah, we do it everyday, but let this word play be a word game.

Unforgettable

One can extract forget, table or able from this word.

I give you three more

  1. Languish
  2. Shipwreck
  3. Customer

You can even change the order of alphabets  (like ‘peck’ from shipwreck, or ‘route’ from customer).

Choose any one of the four options given above.

  • Mention the original word and your derived word.
  • Use it in the piece you write.
  • Publish on your blog.
  • Copy paste the link in Comments here

Wait for the engagement to happen

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I choose; Languish

My word; Anguish

Anguish

A sharp pain I felt

Like a dagger plunged

Deep into my heart

The anguish, the agony unbearable

I teetered, held out my hand for support

It met empty air………


There was no one there

To hold my hand, to console

This aloneness has taught me a lot

A valuable lesson to rely

Only on myself and myself alone

The pain still hurts sometimes

But the anguish has died down

My courage has lulled it to sleep

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#Keepitalive

#RXC

23 thoughts on “Reena’s Xploration Challenge – Word play – Anguish

    1. Thank you so much Deb. When I started writing poems, I read somewhere that the ending of a poem should be the crowning glory, and I try to do that.

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