Tag: Gisela Bu

The Gray turns Gold

There is a woodland witch who lies […] The dragon-flies, brass-bright and blue, Are signs she works her sorcery through; Weird, wizard characters she weaves Her spells with under forest leaves […] The fancies that she doth devise Take on the forms of butterflies […] Till, where the wood is very lone, Vague monotone meets […]

Et il s’avança dans le bois d’Aphrodite

And then he pressed forward into the wood of Aphrodite. […] They walked far. The park was immense. From time to time, a girl under a tree proffered her name and opened her robe, then lay down again and leaned her face upon her hand. Melitta knew some of them: they embraced her without stopping […]

Augusta Perusia

The blood is dripping little by little along the stepping stones, and I am frightened to feel that I am dreamed, in the wind, by the impassive shine of the highest mountains – Salvador Espriu – Augusta Perusia –

La Ronde du Sabbat

… And their steps shake the arches colossal and high, Disturbing the dead in their tombs close by. “Satan sees you, ha ! With your coarse hands out-thrust, In the midst of the dust, Write then, witches accurst : Abracadabra ! Fly, foul birds of dread, With moulting wings spread, Through the alcoves o’erhead, Sustaining […]

La Pedra del Diable

A menhir is a rude monolith set up on end, a great single stone, the base of which is buried deep in the soil. Thus “menhir” seems to be derived from the Welsh or Brythonic maen, “a stone” and hir, “long”. Recent research has established that these monuments are sepulchral in character, and that they […]

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