I will die

with escrowed spells
the lawyers steal

their tongues slithering
all around

in sad attempts
to roll their
the r’s

the magic slips
onto the floor

where the woman
sweeps bewitched

tasting dust
bejeweled in light

that broom
will fly tomorrow.


Harry Potter Halloween GIF

Originally tweeted by Tricia (@triciasankey) on June 13, 2022.

Written for dVerse Quadrille Monday where Sanaa asks us to write a poem in 44 words using the prompt word: spell.

Also tweeted for #vss365 prompt word: escrow

Published by Tricia Sankey

Plays with words in her free time.

51 thoughts on “Bewitched

  1. This is absolutely stellar writing 😀 So much to love here especially; “tasting dust bejeweled in light.” Thank you so much for writing to the prompt ❤️❤️

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