‘Woman and Scarecrow’ by Marina Carr

Excerpt from Woman and Scarecrow by Marina Carr Enter the thing in the wardrobe, regal, terrifying, one black wing, cobalt beak, clawed feet, taloned fingers. It is scarecrow, transformed. Stands looking at woman, shakes itself down, woman stares at it. Scarecrow takes woman’s hand, pierces vein in her wrist, a fountain of blood shoots out. Scarecrow […]