Tuesday, October 9, 2012

magic

the forest
tasted of Magic
having roots
in the land
of fairies

. . . . . .

The OED word of the day for the erasure poem | commentary is 'hotchi-witchi,' which is Gypsy speak for a hedgehog - which, apparently, the Romani like to eat. Okaaaaayy...

The most interesting thing for me is that the word has roots, the lads think, in Middle Persian (weĊĦag forest). 'Tis a tangled web, language...

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