Coven Verse | Psalm, by Harry Giles

Coven Verse is a new series on Little Red Tarot, sharing witchy and magical poetry from our community and beyond. Want to submit a poem? Send it to beth@littleredtarot.com

Psalm

Who walks in rain beneath the four great houses?
—CROW—PIGEON—GULL—STARLING—
Who walks at this time in the rain beneath the three towers?
—RUBY—EMERALD—SAPPHIRE—
Who walks at this early hour on this sabbath morning under the sign of rain below the four monuments to living?
—HIRISE—LORISE—SEMI—DETACHED—
Who walks the five ways?
—STEET—PATH—RIVER—RAILTRACK—ROAD—
Whose movements carve a seal in the rain beneath the five pillars?
—STREETLIGHT—TRAFFICLIGHT—TREE—AERIAL—SPIRE—
Whose movements are a prayer this morning through these offerings to the ground?
—TROLLEY—BOTTLE—PACKET—LEAF—BUTT—CAN—
Who moves here now?


Harry Giles

Harry Giles is from Orkney and lives in Edinburgh. Their latest publication is the collection Tonguit from Freight Books, shortlisted for the 2016 Forward Prize for Best First Collection. They were the 2009 BBC Scotland slam champion, co-direct the live art platform ANATOMY, and have toured participatory theatre across Europe and Leith. harrygiles.org

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