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  • Todd Wooten

As It Is Written

Updated: Nov 8, 2023

A witch

strapped down with chains.

Strip searched by the anointed.

A mole

discovered during examination.

Declared guilty.

The priest covers his inflammation.


The true

torture commences now.

Ceased only with confessions.

All manner

of crime extracted.

Spells cast on crops.

Storms summoned by incantations.


A pyre

piled around the stake.

The branded woman tied.

Joining sisters.

Tens of thousands.

Mocked by beasts.

Pure in the conflagration.

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