Ancient Mill

Ancient Mill

A dark tale from the Czech Republic Interpreted and retold by Czech poet Jindrich Michl Portrait by Teresa Maria Ancient Mill A Macabre Bohemian Story Behind the south-west mountains, and below the Black Hill, Above a little village, there is an ancient mill. The Miller he was wealthy, but well-known for his greed, And his great money-grabbing, it was his only creed. It happened in late evening, on one a-fateful day, A young man came a-marching, in a very strenuous way. Would you like to put me up on this dark rainy night?…continue reading →