Jason Metcalf

To ward off a person or animal..., 2015

To ward off a person or animal or being you don’t want on your property, gather some clay from the earth located no more than 144 footsteps away from your place and let it dry in the sun for three days and make a poultice out of it. Then form it into a long roll, and wedge it in a crack in your front doorway. Next place six white beans in the clay, facing outward from your property, saying the name of the thing that you want to ward off while placing each bean, 2015
clay, honey, milk, white beans