Witches’ Signs

‘Senses’ by @anjkan

“Is time the wheel that turns, 
or the track it leaves behind?” 
— R. Hobb

What is this crack between the worlds
This space behind our sighs
That hidden place with no name
All our answers are but lies
Just ask the moonlight to explain

The tides of life come and go
Yet all we know is doubt
The point of change is its knife 
The breath of life flows in and out
Blowing through our candle life

What’s your name 
Before you’re born
Or after you have died
What’s the color of your soul
The secret of your eyes

When you start to lose your step
Unsure which way to go
Consult your dreams
For witches’ signs
Watch the dark eyed waters flow

The magic works in crazy ways
The moonlight hides the night
Dying moans distract our ears
From darker sounds beyond our sight
And fills the evening sea with tears

What sense is there 
In fool caught time
What road will bring us peace
The way of death is hazardous 
What other choice have we

Yamabuki
Aug 2010
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