Familiar

 

In her cottage, wattle and daub

Not gingerbread, the black cat,

Goldeneyes, is swallowing this scene:

A witch peels willow stalks,

Bruises aromatic leaves,

Half-chewed fragments

Of Latin and Greek spilling her lips,

 

The scene is familiar

But the cat is not hers.

 

It’s exactly the other way round.

 

 

Kevin Patrick McCann
Illustration Nick Victor

Please follow and like us:

This entry was posted on in homepage and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.