Two sacrificial lambs.
The poem depicts the plight of Medieval villagers who have fallen prey to witches. They visited the hamlet guised as damsels and allured them into consuming the mangoes they had brought as an offering. The rural settlers were unaware of the fact that while they were enjoying this new delicacy, their beating hearts were growing as crops in the witches’ lair.
An undisciplined rottweiler breaks through a fence into a neighbors’s yard where a young child plays, unattended.
“Come outside, dearest mine.
Come taste the spring honey
drip-drip-dripping from every hive.” Read this dark poem by Avra Margariti.
(What are humans but an amalgamation
of meat and electricity?) Read this unsettling poem by Avra Margariti.