By Gina Ryan
acerbates, denigrates, deprecates, devaluates,
equivocates, exaggerates, exasperates, fabricates,
hibernates, humiliates, implicates, indoctrinates,
infuriates, manipulates, obfuscates, pontificates,
prevaricates, retaliates, suffocates, titillates,
masticates, urinates, defecates, and masturbates.
I don’t care that he masturbates … just not in front of me.
adulates, approximates, aspirates, assimilates,
calculates, celebrates, commiserates, concentrates,
delegates, domesticates, designates, educates,
elevates, elucidates, evaluates, extricates,
formulates, incubates, investigates, invigorates,
meditates, procreates, radiates, and resonates.
Okay, she does procrastinate.
Articulates, cogitates, commemorates, demonstrates,
deviates, elongates, enumerates, facilitates,
generates, implicates, legislates, mediates,
navigates, promulgates, reciprocates, and remonstrates.
Enough about her.