Julia Griffin: Windsors And Losers

If they went to a restaurant and their conversation
faltered, the Duchess insisted that they recite the
alphabet to one another so that other diners would
see their animation.
– Andrew Morton Wallis In love (2018)

Abdication!
British
Crisis
Darling
Exit
Fearless
Gay;
Heady
Itchy
Jingly
Kingly
Lover
Mother
Need
Owe
Pay;
Quittance
Riddance
Spurning
Turning
Unaccepted
Vacuüm;
Worldly-weary
Xeno-leery
Yester-yeary
Zero sum.