A la Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In the years before

My ascension to heaven,

The witches came.

One wanted to


Sip of my youth,

Leaving me old

And barren.

And I thought


She was my sister.

The other tried

To tempt me with

Love, presuming


I liked her.

A third proceeded

To extract what

She could of my brain,


As if it would help her.

But what could they do

I was bent on

Getting my due


Up in my Father's haven.



March 3, 2009

10:30-11:14 pm


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