I’m so excited to have two history poems up in the most recent issue of Twist in Time magazine. And my poet friend Luanne Castle has a creative nonfiction essay in it, too!
in the air. Demons,
or human frailty, now
exposed? Light and darkness bound
together we must fight evil–
the duty of magistrates is clear
and so, we sentence the witches to death
the affliction has spread through the region,
so many blackened with devils’ marks
though they bleed red as anyone
(their master teaches them tricks).
They will suffer justice
crushed by rocks and rope–
but at night I
A double Etheree (syllable count: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 and then 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1) for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday. I think she was looking for Halloween themed, but I went to history. We were asked to use synonyms for color and creepy.