The Daily Post for Jan 15, 2016, suggests: Today, give a word an evolutionary push: give a common word a new meaning, explain it to us, and use it in the title of your post.

Comic character 26 by Firkin

Image by Firkin

I’m morphed til my buttons have all but exploded.
each meal was so good that I overloaded
my plate, and I know that I ate far too much
leaving me feeling like such a gannet,
and fearing the planet will groan and sink
beneath my weight, but it’s too late
to worry; the damage is done.

I’ve morphed the word “morphed.” It now means “bloated”.

©Jane Paterson Basil


7 thoughts on “Morphed

        1. I know JUST what you mean. I used to love cooking, but I got sick of it in the end.
          It’s part of the rehabilitation programme which I’ve put in place – although he doesn’t know it – and it’s cheering him up.

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