Death In Two Pictures

Stakes

and knives

Burning

and children’s cries

Masses of madness

and overwhelming gladness

“We have purged the evil!”

in the streets they say

as they lift their skirts

over the bodies that lay

and the crosses across the country

paint a picture of a country that’s hungry

(Author’s Note: I took these pictures during my WAMTAC (Walters Art Museum Teen Art Council) meeting, which will take place every Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30pm. I wasn’t assigned to take pictures, but I felt inspired to write. What better to do after looking at art than creating art?  You can visit Baltimore’s best art museum (in my opinion) Wednesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m, and Thursdays 10 a.m.-9 p.m.)

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