Crystals of intent

Crystals of intent

Full, filling my hand
Carved to mould into a palm
This one is left handed,  another fits the right
Killer edges, fatal intent
A hand axe from a million years ago haunts my eyes

Small symmetrical perfect arrowhead
To be thrust by a bow through a torso
Rests on my fingertips
Tiny chips creating the edges
Beauty and death

Both objects of beauty
Stones selected for a purpose
Worked on for many hours
Made to please in many ways
Crystals of intent

Copyright © 2017  Kim Whysall-Hammond

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4 thoughts on “Crystals of intent

      1. Wow ! It must be so amazing holding such ancient artefacts. We don’t have them here. The first humans arrive here around 800 years ago.The other human species are really interesting too. So sad that we will never meet them.

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