#128 (witch-hunt)

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                                                            photo credit: Matthias Geh

there is a

witch-hunt

around the willows

cooling embers leaving a mark

on dried skin


eye-to-eye

predator and prey

the scales were tipped

when the hunter tripped

on a root

suddenly in his path


the moss took his fall

in a distance the calls

of a family of owls

drove reassuring songs

to the clearing


the witches eyes blazed

as she spun him around

trapped him inside a maze

beneath sacred tree ground

and his head dangled soon

upside-down


while the moles kept him fed

with earthworms and some root

he most certainly went mad

once he started to hoot


10th 2017

 

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