THE WITCHES ARE COMING – Georgiann Carlson

have often been portrayed
as green
hunched over
cackling hags
or scantly clad
and stupid women
of course describing witches 
in these ways deflects the truth
about who and what they are
it makes them seem less dangerous
less threatening
less real
because if witches are seen
as the strong
healers and seers
who sit at the desk next to you
teach your children in schools
operate on you in hospitals
and live in the houses across the street
men would once again light their matches
but deep down 
in their tiny fiery hearts
men tremble 
because they know the Witches aren’t Coming
they’re already here
Photo:  Pixabay

I’m an artist, a writer, a vegetarian, an animal rights activist, and quite a few other things as well. I love books, cats, philosophy, good conversation, Chicago and the arts. So my blog is full of bits and pieces but it’s the bits and pieces that make life interesting to me. You can read more of my writing at Rethinking Life

5 thoughts on “THE WITCHES ARE COMING – Georgiann Carlson

  1. And we allow, these stereotypes of whatever we may encounter, to define those who fit into those, categories of things, and, we won’t, ever, know that, there are, the real truths of those individuals out there, which are, what’s, different than, what we had, come to, believe…


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