Memoir in ‘E’

Earthworms and Earwigs. I was afraid to dig in the garden or nap in the grass.

Eavesdropping. I came down the stairs one night to get a glass of water and what I heard from beyond the door frightened me more.

Ebb tide. Carry me away.

 

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Memoir in ‘C’

Cant (kant) n. 1. whining, singsong speech, esp. as used by beggars 2. the secret slang of beggars, thieves, etc; argot 3. insincere or almost meaningless talk used merely from convention or habit — to use cant, speak in cant — adj. of, or having the nature of, cant —

CAN’T (kant, känt) can not cannot can’t

I can’t

I can’t

I can’t

CAN  I’m trying to say you more. My tongue trips on your consequences. First I need to learn to say – and mean – I deserve.