Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wordplay Wednesday™ May 31, 2017 – Abaft

Summertimeand the livin’ is easy   *

Well, it seems that way when you’re out on the ocean. Whether a day cruise or a many-days cruise, life waxes idyllic when swaying with the waves. Not a care in the world … until someone asks you to bring them something from …

ABAFT (ɘ baftʹ) adv. – at or toward the stern or rear of a ship; aft. [WW #114]
Oh, of course. You knew that! Well, I do too, if it’s where the yummy fruity cocktails are! Just abaft the bridge—of course, then you need to know what/where the bridge is …

And don’t forget to take your fave Jimmy Buffett music along … can’t beat him for summer songs with attitude!

Word Challenge: ABAFT. Think summertime fun and a cruise—be it in a skiff, canoe, kayak, or yacht—and remember, abaft is always bringing up the rear! Cheers to your week, as you fit abaft into your warm summer writings.

Write first for yourself … only then can you write for others. (L.Rochelle) 


*Summertime” by Janis Joplin, 1969—the queen of the ‘60s counterculture.

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