While I’m waiting for today’s prompt from the threewordsaday challenge, I thought I’d pick up a couple of spare words I’d not yet used from recent-past prompts. Flinging themselves at me are centre, float and critique so, I’ll run with those for a warm-up:
I choose my words so carefully, and centre my critique,
but delivering faithful feedback came across as bland and bleak.
I thought my speech would float and flow and might be well received
but I cut my presentation short, to away elsewhere and leave.