In this series, I will take the Word of the Day from Dictionary.com and craft a short piece of creative writing around it. My goal is to embrace the meaning of the word in some unique way, all the while trying out different styles, rhythms and characterizations. It is as much an exercise in creativity as it is an exploration of grammar. Enjoy!
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By Alex Seise
“Don’t you try an’ cuittle me!” exclaimed Mrs. Robinson. “I’m not leavin’ this house, not for you and not for nothin’. I get my groceries brought her, I get my mail brought here and I get my DVDs brought here. I don’t want out, and I certainly don’t want you stickin’ ’round neither.”