Poetry

John Whitworth: Two Poems

The Shrieking of the Spirits   These children are possessed by evil spirits. Their heads are empty for their brains are missing. They bare their little pointed teeth like ferrets And hiss like certain snakes. You can hear them hissing.   Their heads are empty for their brains are missing. Spawn of Great Satan and a thousand witches They hiss like certain snakes. You can hear them hissing. Devils devoured those brains. You can see the stitches.   Spawn of Great Satan and a thousand witches. Pity them not. They are no longer children. Black devils ate their brains. You…

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