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  • Copyright Victoria Alexandra Cabrini Luckie MA

How Times Have Changed in Edinburgh

How times have changed in Edinburgh Once Witches Slain Now Back Again On May Beltane.

My latest poetic offering for today, 1st May.

A little poem I wrote yesterday in less than five minutes on a tweet. It was inspired by the short article on Beltane festivities in The Scotsman newspaper (for whose Interactive suplement I used to freelance). What this particular article missed though others in the paper haven't was that Edinburgh, like a lot of Scotland and the UK executed very many people as witches years ago. A practise rife with scant evidence and false accusations now thankfully illegal. Inspired by this article in The Scotsman.

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