Hell Is Murky






Temptation, fall, reckoning.
Sister witches or the Fates?
Lady Macbeth, the downfall.
Three hags dangling bait.
“Fair is foul and foul is fair.”
Banquo’s death song plays
from the boiling pot of brew.


@ donetta sifford 9-28-2013
Written for Trifecta





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19 responses

  1. Thank you! Your piece was very unique and awesome!

  2. Thanks for stopping by and I just finished voting. 🙂

  3. Thank you. I wanted a trio that was unique. With Halloween sneaking up, the witches chant came to mind; “Double, Double. Toil and Trouble”.

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  5. Thank you very much!! I love classic touches to modern writing, so you have given me an awesome compliment. 🙂

  6. Thank you. I have had this blog since late December of 2012 and I still don't completely understand the 'ghost writing' concept. I've read about it. I understand what it is, but not so much how to go about doing it. lol. 🙂

  7. Thank you very much.

  8. Thank you. It's one of my favorites also! 🙂

  9. Beautiful! And such a full story in 33 words. Great job!

  10. Thanks for joining us this weekend. Be sure to come back and vote!

  11. This is great.

  12. This is very good.. a classic feel and wonderful compact form.. I like it.

  13. Well done. You could “ghost-write” a sequel.

  14. Beautifully done. Big thumbs up. 🙂

  15. I love your take on the prompt and love the way presented a favorite of mine.

  16. Thank you so much, Jo-Anne!! I really enjoyed Macbeth more than any other Shakespeare.:)

  17. Thank you. Macbeth is my favorite Shakespeare.

  18. Donetta, I admire the way you weave your words in everything you write. Lovely!

  19. lovely take on this…so well played.

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