hellfires to melt an old crone’s heart
there will come a day when all talisman’s
are ripped to shreds the hellhounds chew
through crucifixes too lovingjuicybelievers
more than me and u
now u must come to rely on the beating heart
within whether blackened or pure but how
can that be at near 66 one more 6 and answer
all questions with questions
willie the shakes knew this too this rough magic
i abjure says the old sorcerer in the tempest this
crone returned home boxed all poppets then hitched
destination is not that exotic a heaven as far away
from bathurst st. as the hellhounds can fly there a
terraced facility where old mother is kept under
His work lies all wheres and his hounds tire not.
I have seen them in a dream, slaverous and wild
and their eyes crazed with ravening for souls in this
world. Fly them.
(Suttree.. final sentences..Cormac McCarthy 1979)
..beware of the ides of march..
and of the devil in general..
the roman festival at the ides of march (15th) involved
beating an old woman dressed in animal skins and perhaps
driving her from the city. The ritual may have been a new
year festival representing the expulsion of the old year. Ya sure