via Daily Prompt: None

Like flipping on a lightbulb, today’s word triggered a memory of a five year old me playing in the living room at dusk, listening to Frank Sinatra on the radio singing “None, but the Lonely Heart.” I looked up the lyrics on the web.  What a despondent lament!

“None” generally tips the word scale on the negative side.  The only time when “none’ carries a drop of cheer is when it is associated with the following words: died, maimed, and injured.