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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Elinor Prędota is a scholar, a priestess and a poet, and lives in southern Scotland with her partner and two very big dogs. She can be found online at

Elinor Prędota



As I sit
on this warm evening
I can still smell
the faint, sweet scent of his death
in this room.

Or is it the meadowsweet
and clover and sun-heated earth
breezing in through the open door,
entering with the evening light and birdsong,
saying, "Here, here is life.