Possessed

”…But when at dusk with steaming nostrils homeĀ they came,
They seemed gigantic in the gloam,
And warm and glowing with mysterious fire
That lit their smouldering bodies in the mire.

Their eyes as brilliant and as wide as night
Gleamed with a cruel apocalyptic light,
Their manes the leaping ire of the wind
Lifted with rage invisible and blind.”

”Horses” Edwin Muir

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