Poetry

The Battle Must Be Won

by Makai Kim This is a poem that I wrote while I was in high school. Only a few slight changes have been made. I The cannons fire, the drums sound,The troops march along the muddy ground;The thunder claps, the winds blow,Onward comes the threatening foe.The battle has just begun. The rain is pouring, theContinue reading “The Battle Must Be Won”

A Witch

by Makai Kim Witch! Witch! Witch! The children cry, Dancing in circles, hand in hand. Witch! Witch! Witch! Let us see you fly! Hey, look, a witch! Hey, look, a witch! Screech for us in your witchly pitch! Leave me alone! Leave me alone! The children surround me with their stones! Witch! Witch! Witch! TheContinue reading “A Witch”

WOODLAND RITUAL

by Makai Kim I walk the broken path winding round woodland rows of trees. I come upon a gathering of folk dressed in colorful leaves, Dancing in perfect circles round the fire. Embers ascend in a smoky pyre, While trees sway in fixed places, Above the merriment of the bark-painted faces. From where I stand,Continue reading “WOODLAND RITUAL”

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