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There's magma boiling in her frostbitten veins;
incandescent pixie dust and
                                soot-stained stars,
sluggishly making its way through
a childish heart — wishing for one last chance
to spread her wings and soar to
The term 'witch oil' comes from His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. It's a phrase the Gyptians use to describe Lyra. If you've read them, you may understand why I used it. And then you'll understand this. If you haven't read them,'s a little hint: adolescence and adulthood fight against one another most of the series. In this poem...I'll just say the same sort of thing is happening.

Random burst of poetry is random.
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Given 2013-04-19
Witch Oil by *PrussianPersephone Suggester Writes: Brimming with stunning imagery and imagination. ( Suggested by forestmeetwildfire and Featured by Beccalicious )
UnluckyAmulet Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh my god. Your poetry is so amazing and it's a big deal when I say that because I never go and actively read poetry, but this is so gorgeous. Hnnng. It makes ME want to write poetry, but I know I won't actually do it because I could never write something like this.  STOP BEING TALENTED.
BellaGBear Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hmm your explanation about his dark materials made me understand the poem ( I liked the series a lot). The flow of the poem is very good as well. you write very well. Good message, good writing. I can see why someone gave you the DD
stargirl143 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This captures so many emotions! A well deserved DD :)
flameheart10 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
That's such a lovely poem. You used wonderful descriptive words and it is a joy to read. :heart:
RoseScarlet Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Student Writer
So beautiful^^ The DD was well deserved! :D
PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much :heart:
RoseScarlet Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Student Writer
Very welcome :huggle:
GentlemanAnachronism Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Short, sharp, beautiful. And 'soot-stained stars' is a bloody brilliant image.
PrussianPersephone Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! I like that line.
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