A big thank you to Elizabeth at 1sojournal for inviting readers to journey through a word a day with her. I visited today, and found the first three words. The first piece is dark, but then, so is the word. You should go take a look at Elizabeth's word play, too.
abatis A defensive obstacle made by laying felled trees on top of each other with branches, sometimes sharpened, facing the enemy.
Ceasar’s heart, lungs, and stomach
orchestrated rabbit chase
leads to beagle bleed out
evil neighborhood boy
brewed from bestial beginnings
carves tally three in old oak tree
B horizon layer of soil: an intermediate layer of soil beneath
the A horizon, containing some organic matter and clay
round hard shelled bugs
curl in the B horizon
protesting my work in dirt
Cach-in-nate to laugh hard: to laugh convulsively and loudly (literary)
Her incessant cachinnation raised eyebrows.
She watched her spirit fly from her mouth,
and wondered why they looked at her that way.
Could they see it, too?