Oil on Panel, 36 x 20 in, 2009

James Bradley
Witch Hammer by Alexis Child

Psychic demons conjure
Desires of contorted control
Sadistically despotic visions
Seeds of ignorance sown
Desire of innocents' blood
Forges a mist of terrors
Wood to ash, flesh to bone
Witch hunters' black plague
The devil's own

(previously published in Mystic Prophet Webzine, March, 2007)