The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #781
(Week of 30 October, 2011)

Happy Halloween!

Revenge Potion #9

Take spiteweed bristles
And whistling thistle
Trenchweed and eye of dog
Add hanging tree bark
Hemlock and stoat heart
Steep in a silent bog
After sixteen weeks
It's at potency peak
Bring it up in the deadest of night
Seal it up in a flask
Wear a good breathing mask
Make sure that the stopper is tight
Then take your stand
With bottle in hand
Confront the target you choose
Say your best say
Throw the potion away
It's too dangerous to use

Copyright © 2011 by Dave Grossman

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