Kiss The Witch

by Boe Huntress

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Mahira Beautiful album; and Kiss the Witch is my favourite track. Gets us to go inside ourselves, follow our instincts, find our way through our inner guidance. Gorgeous. <3 Favorite track: Narcissa.
Veronika Eilbacher
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Veronika Eilbacher Dear Boe Huntress,
thank you so much for your songs! Especially for "shadow king", "fuck the plan" and your story of the "green dragon song". They touch a very deep layer of my heart and help me to find courage to bring it into the light. I keep on sharing your songs and hope you get good-feeling and nourishing (financial) feedback, to keep on singing and writing.
Best wishes, V.
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about

Seven years ago I left everything in my life, including my house, my relationship and my understanding of who I was. I left on my bicycle with my guitar on my back and moved into a tent.

Something was driving me, clawing at me, this wild woman who wanted to emerge. She would come to me in dreams, in a boat down the river, at night carrying a lantern.

She showed me all the things that had never been valued in my life, like chaos; irrationality; the kind of wisdom that knows nothing and everything at the same time; the beauty of emotions, vulnerability, simplicity and madness.

It was during these years as she came over me like a werewolf does, that I wrote the songs on this album.

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released August 15, 2013

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Track Name: Narcissa
Down by the water down by the sea
I let go of every one of my dreams
Sailed them out on the ocean’s tide
Ready to birth or ready to die

Down by the water down by the sea
I let go of everything I believed
Saw my face in the oceans mirror
And fell in love with it’s unknown treasure
You know, you know, you know who you really are

This is your love, come the night
You claim the stars as your eyes
Riding the cloaks of darkness
As though you have nothing to hide
This is your love to take your height
To shy away from your doubt
Even with all your darkness right by your side

Down by the water down by the sea
I untied the boat I had always seen
Felt the terror at my throat
And used it to paddle me further out

Down by the water down by the sea
I let go the land I had always lived by
Smaller and smaller it seemed to me
Until there was nothing by great wide sea
You know, you know, you know who you really are

Don’t hide your light whatever you do, don’t hide your light
Don’t live a small life whatever you do, don’t live a small life
Don’t hide you;re light whatever you do don’t hide your light
Don’t live a small life whatever you do, don’t live a life
That’s not befitting you
Cos you’re bigger, bigger, bigger than you thought
Track Name: Kiss The Witch
There's a witch in the window, watch out!
There's a witch in your shadow, watch out!
She wants to eat your heart out with a spoon
Melt it in her cauldron with the moon, to make room

And oh she'll take you down, down, down
To the bottom of your ground
Where you'll remember all the treasure that you've ever found
Do you remember when love was innocent
And playful as a hound, as a hound howling

Are you fierce enough to turn around
Touch her death white skin and kiss her crown?
Have you eyes enough to see her name
Written in your heart and written through her love storm rage?
Are you fierce enough to say you'll stay
And feel the tenderness within her cave?
Have you eyes enough to see her ways
And weep until you're nothing but the bravest love?

Oh she'll have you, wrap you up in her spider's web
Oh she'll eat you, bite right through your little head, cos it's dead
And there's nowhere to run, run, run from your destiny my son
She'll always stand there one by one holding everything you want
Do you remember when love was innocent
And wild as lightening runs, as it runs roaring

And oh there are winged horses in your heart
To ride you through her soul
And oh the light of the stars are in her night
To guide you to your throne

Awake, awake brave son, Awake, awake brave one
Track Name: Slo
Where did you get those ideas from, was it in a magazine
Or from the moving pictures on a TV screen
Or from the lonely nights in your bedroom
When virtual reality was the only company you got

What did they tell you in the locker room
What did they tell you in the school classroom

Cos I like it slow and I like it soft
So I can feel every touch
You know there's nothing much we're doing
We're just being here now
With nothing to prove, and nothing to gain, with nothing to lose
If we let go, into the simplest flow

I just want to move with you and see what happens
And the more you're here the more I open
I don't have an idea or an expectation
So let's just breathe and be and wait

What did they tell you in the locker room
What did we make all of those women do?

Cos I like it slow and I like it soft
So I can feel every touch
You know there's nothing much we're doing
We're just being here now
With nothing to prove, and nothing to gain, with nothing to lose
If we let go, into the simplest flow

Can you forget everything you know
I need you here I want you just as you are
Can you forget every rehearsed show
I need you here I want you just as you are, just as you are
With nothing in between us, stripped of every layer
Till we're naked, till we're naked, let's be naked
Track Name: You Are Enough
You are enough when you wake up
You are enough when you’re unproductive
You are enough when you’re too scared
You are enough when you bring what you have
You are enough when you feel small
You are enough when you know it all
You are enough brave enough to try
You are enough when you want to hide

I would go to the top of the mountains
to bring you back into my arms where you belong, little one
I would follow you up those cold mountains right to the top
of your mind winds to bring you down, home again

Oh everything is loving you and oh everything is on your side
You are not separate from the love inside
Oh everything is loving you and oh everything is on your side
You are not separate from this heart of mine

You are enough though you’re not like him or her
You are enough though you’re not even perfect
You are enough though you get it wrong
You are enough though you’re not always strong
You are enough in all the ways of who you are,
You are enough though you think you should be more,
You are enough in this moment
You are enough without atonement

I would go to the top of the mountains
to bring you back into my arms where you belong, little one
I would follow you up those cold mountains right to the top
of your mind winds to bring you down, home again

Oh everything is loving you and oh everything is on your side
You are not separate from the love inside
Oh everything is loving you and oh everything is on your side
You are not separate from this heart of mine

I know it doesn’t feel enough
but this time you’ll just have to trust me
Cos I’ve been around now long enough to see
That some things you don’t have to believe

Oh everything is loving you and oh everything is on your side
Oh everything is, everything is love
Track Name: Green Dragon
She has green dragon eyes she can see right to the heart of things
Her body moves with surprise as though every moment
Were the only one
She’s thirsty for life she knows how to say no and
When to say yes
She’ll give you no less and no more than she gives to herself

She learned straight from the dragon (She knows her beauty)
Deep in the cave of her motherland (She knows her beauty)
No saint with no sword came to destroy them
(She knows her beauty) She learned straight from the dragon



She’s as fierce as the wild she knows how to protect
Like a mumma bear
She’s not afraid to fight cos she loves with truth
And her truth is love
She lives through her heart she feels everything
And it’s all welcome
She’s not afraid to cry she’s not afraid to tell you why

She learned straight from the dragon (She knows her beauty)
Deep in the cave of her motherland (She knows her beauty)
No saint with no sword came to destroy them
(She knows her beauty) She learned straight from the dragon

She’s wild, she’s wild, she’s wild in her body,
It’s for her, it is her, it’s for her own connection
She’s fire, she’s fire, she’s fire in her belly, it’s for her, is her own

She knows her beauty

She has green dragon eyes she can see through the lies
She has green dragon eyes
Track Name: Shadow King
Be pretty, be pretty darling, be nice, don't upset anybody, least of all yourself.
Be tidy, don't make a mess, or a mistake, don't challenge anybody, even if you're right
Cos you're wrong, and what do you know? Who gave you that authority, who do you think you are?
Whatever you feel do not show it, whatever you feel don't you dare say it, whatever you feel you better stop it, squash it, lock it lock it right up

Oh won't you get me out of here, won't you get me out of here, won't you get me out of this prison, this prison
Oh when everything is fear, when everything is fear, won't you get me out of this prison, this prison

I need to move I need to dance I need to shake shake shake myself awake wake
I need to scream I need to shout I need to shake shake shake myself awake wake

Be useful, be helpful darling, be kind, you mustn't be rejected so put your needs away
Be stupid, be unthreatening, unless they need you to be clever then you must be the best

Oh won't you get me out of here, won't you get me out of here, won't you get me out of this prison, this prison
Oh when everything is fear, when everything is fear, won't you get me out of this prison, this prison

I need to move I need to dance I need to shake shake shake myself awake wake
I need to scream I need to shout I need to shake shake shake myself awake wake

Times are a-changing they're changing yeah

Cos that old king, we've all seen him, and everything he says comes from fear and it is time for a new power cos everything is changing when I keep moving

I need to move I need to dance I need to shake shake shake myself awake wake
I need to scream I need to shout I need to shake shake shake myself awake wake
Track Name: Miss Scarlett
I am letting go of everything I’ve been holding
I am letting go of everything I have stored
The hopes and the fears
The plans and the promises
I am letting them go back to where they came from
I am vessel things come and they go
They move through me and I am not left unchanged

Everything I want to hold on to everything I want to make mine
Capitalise on every potential because I’m not enough inside
Afraid of emptiness, afraid it feels like death
Nothing to hold onto nothing left

Oh let go, oh let go, I am emptiness I am soul
I am a clean slate, I am an innocent
I can go anywhere from here, I can see everywhere from here

I am letting go of everything I’ve been holding
Things that I took in, things I no longer need
I am vessel my body creates life and every time I don’t give birth
I give birth to myself

Oh let go, oh let go, I am emptiness I am soul
I am a clean slate, I am an innocent
I can go anywhere from here, I can see everywhere from here

Things once seen as a curse, will be seen as a blessing

Cos who are you and what do you know about it
And how long has the wisdom of my body
Been overlooked by the whiteness of your white white coats
Cos you cannot cope with the things you don’t understand

Things once seen as a curse, will be seen as a blessing
Track Name: Eye of The Tiger
Rising up, back on the street, did my time, took my chances,
went the distance, now I'm back on my feet, just a girl and her will to survive.
So many times it happens too fast, you trade your passion for glory, don't lose your grip on the dreams of the past, you must fight just to keep them alive.
It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight, rising up to the challenge of our rival, and the last known survivor stalks her prey in the night, and she's watching us all with the eye of the tiger, yeah she’s inside ya, the tiger.

Face to face, out in the heat, hanging tough, staying hungry. They stack the odds still we take to the street, for the kill with the skill to survive...

Oh I will survive, and I will survive, yeah I will thrive, I will survive and I will survive and I will thrive.

Rising up, straight to the top, had the guts, got the glory, I went the distance, now I'm not gonna stop, just a girl and her
will to survive...
Track Name: Kite Flying
There’s an owl, there’s an owl in the backyard
Crying out, crying out in the dark hours
Don’t forget, no don’t forget the soul life
There’s a ghost, there’s a ghost in my ribcage
Breathing out, breathing hungry my heartache
Don’t forget, no don’t forget the soul life
There’s a box in the basement
A bag of faith under the pavement
Can you see, can you see

Wise old owl I’ll follow you, I’ll follow you into the deep
I’ll be kite flying
Wise old owl I’ll follow you I’ll follow you into the sea
I’ll be night riding
Wise old owl won’t you teach me

And the moon, and the moon on the water
Like a web silver thread pulls us all in her whisper
Don’t forget no don’t forget the soul life
And the bed made of wax in the attic where I go
Melt it all in the flame of my mattress
Don’t forget no don’t forget the soul life
There’s a clock in the meadow, a field of time in its shadow
Can you see, can you see

Wise old owl I’ll follow you, I’ll follow you into the deep
I’ll be kite flying
Wise old owl I’ll follow you I’ll follow you into the sea
I’ll be night riding
Wise old owl won’t you teach me

Wisdom is in dreams, not in your books or things
Wisdom is in me, I am a library
Track Name: The Huntress
I am a bear
I am a wolf
I am a snake
I am a spider
I am a tiger
So you better watch out
Oh you better watch out
Cause I’m hunting you

I’m hunting your heart
I smell it like blood on the forest floor
Oh where is your heart
Man of war
I’ll take you apart
With my claws
With my tongue
Remove your gun
From this forest
Where it never did belong

I’m as deep as a bear
I’m as raw as a wolf
I’m as smooth as a snake
As wise as a spider
As mad as a tiger
So you better watch out
Oh you better watch out
Cause I’m hunting you

I’m hunting your heart
I smell it like blood on the forest floor
Oh where is your heart
Man of war
I’ll take you apart
With my claws
With my tongue
Remove your dumb words
From this forest
Where they never did belong

Oh if I told you I loved you
Oh if I told you I wanted you
Free as your soul, as your soul
Would you lay down
Would you lay down
Your weapons
Oh if told you I loved you
With my teeth and my skin
And my fur
Till your heart is as free
As your soul is
Would you lay down
Would you lay down
Your weapons

I’m hunting your heart
I smell it like blood on the forest floor
Oh where is your heart
Man of war
I’ll take you apart
With my claws
With my tongue
Remove your dumb clothes
From this forest
Where they never did belong
Track Name: Fuck The Plan
I was born with more than two eyes
Found a pair in the soles of my feet the size
Of a wise woman staring into the fires
Of the heart of the earth where her love carries

Down the length of my spine nearly thirty eyes
Open up I can see everything behind me
Through your soul to your heart, there’s nowhere to hide
And through my forehead I see to the other side

I see it all and I see it all in my crystal ball belly
I see it all and I see it all I’m no fool but I pretend I am
Cos I don’t wanna get in trouble with the man
And don’t you think it’s really about time now maam
For you to fuck that plan and trust your seeing

I was born with more than two hands
Found a skirt of them growing out from the band
Of my waist like invisible silken laced
Feelers reading every space

And in my heart a waterfall of hands
Feel through everything that we have abandoned
All that’s small, all that’s dark, all that’s delicate
My many hands, many hands do comfort

I feel it all and I feel it all in my tornado belly
I feel it all and I feel it all I’m no robot but I pretend I am
Cos I don’t wanna be belittled by the man
And don’t you think it’s really about time now maam
For you to fuck that plan and trust your feeling

I see it all and I see it all in my crystal ball belly
I see it all and I see it all I’m no fool why would I pretend?
I feel it all and I feel it all in my tornado belly
I feel it all and I feel it all I’m no robot but I pretend I am
And now I’m really ready to be a woman
So the time has come for me to
Fuck the plan and trust seeing feeling
Track Name: Can't Take Mine
Rape is the war we are running from
Another lucky escape walking on the streets alone at night
Why can't I feel safe under the stars? This is my home
Must I live in fear every day?
It keeps us afraid of our beauty, hiding our fullness
ashamed of our sensuality
Why do we carry the shame of this, isn't it yours?

You can see my power is in my body
Is that why you want to take it?
Your war is with yourself wont you leave me out of it
Enough is enough. No more

Whether you're a stranger, whether you’re a soldier
Whether you’re a husband, whether you’re a father
You cannot take away from her
The very thing that gave you life in the first place
No you can't take that by force
So ask your heart if it exists anymore
So ask your heart if it still beats in there
Cos you can't take mine

Rape is the war that continues
Your weapon of choice is your very own body
Under the cover of dark, in marriage beds, in nursery rooms
We try not to talk too much about it cos its just too sad
That this is how it is, or maybe we're trying to protect you
Cos you lost your heart and you're hollow inside

Take heart sister you're not on your own
You might have no one to talk to but I feel you in my bones
I can hear you, your tears are my tears, we'll rage together
For this war on our home
Our bodies are the earth and the earth is our body
May we one day walk in a land where man knows his heart
And his true power's found
Track Name: A Wild Sea
Cover yourself in the finest oils, give yourself flowers
Bathe yourself in rose petals and give yourself hours and hours alone
Like you’re the only thing you own

Let your hair go in the wind, let your body go, let it sing, move just as
you want to like a wild sea
Let your hair go in the wind, let your body go let it swim, move just as you want to like a wild sea
Name every great thing you have been today
You are seen in your own heart’s gaze
You are the one

Smother yourself in the softest clothes, eat like a lionness, save yourself from the merry go round of stories, drink from your presence alone, like it’s the only thing you own

Let your hair go in the wind, let your body go, let it sing, move just as
you want to like a wild sea
Let your hair go in the wind, let your body go let it swim, move just as you want to like a wild sea
Name every great thing you have been today
You are seen in your own heart’s gaze
You are the one