Homonyms with Harmony, Part 3
Hi everyone! As discussed in Homonyms with Harmony Part 1–Introduction, homonyms are words spelt or pronounced the same but which have different meanings. As we all know, homonyms often cause confusion and misunderstandings. Oh, joy! 😊
The cold, severe marble flooring matches our mood. We each stand five feet apart with arms crossed over our chests as tightly as possible. Frost and tension thicken and freeze the air between us, and the atmosphere suffocates. I don’t need to see his clenched jaw, taut neck, and raised shoulders, or the ugly scowl that creases his chiselled face to sense his wrath. Worst of all, his dark eyes have grown wide and black—evil and threatening. For the first time in my life, I fear my husband. Already, without further words being spoken, I feel as though he has physically assaulted me. Everything around us, including his closed, stone posture, is a slap in the face. The clicking of my stiletto heel tapping the hard floor ceases when trepidation stills me.
- Top Story - September 2023
The book that nearly destroyed my spiritTop Story - September 2023
In all innocence, an incredibly young me responded to a competition at school to write a short story and submit it to the headmaster to read and judge. As a budding writer, and receiving nothing but ridicule at home, I dived into this challenge with my whole heart and being.
- Top Story - August 2023
Homonyms with Harmony, Part 2
As promised in Part 1 (see embedded link below), I’d like to share with you some common differences between US and UK spellings as well as word usage. Orignially, this was posted on Admin Professional’s Day, and what better time than to make sure we write it right?!
Once upon a time, her life had held value, and Ava caused a stir to all who beheld her splendour and amazing abilities. Progress didn’t always bring change for the better, though, and Ava became just one of its minor, unremarked casualties. Sustained by her memories, she took solace in being allowed to live at all. Even existence as a mostly ignored cleaner had to be better than total annihilation.