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A charm against loneliness

I.  Ingredients Local honey. One apple, core not quite removed, like the space left empty for brown sugar and raisins, if we were baking, which we are not. One name, murmured at night just before dreaming. II.  Method Write the name … Continue reading

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a charm against anger

Willow shavings steeped in spring water, drained The feather of a bluejay The kiss of a cat Lemon balm One moth’s wing Grind to a fine paste (mortar and pestle optional. works just as well pummeled with fists). Place on … Continue reading

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hypnotism

the small snake i have named uncoils from stone slow and wingless warm enough now to slide across lawn & spell motionless a sparrow dazzled in the net of that gaze foolish enough to meet his eyes for one heartbeat; … Continue reading

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