Poetry

Harvesting Shadows and Sunlight

Sep 23rd, 2018 | By
Keli Tomlin 'Autumn Equinox: Harvesting Shadows and Sunlight'

The Sun is behind us, the dark lies ahead, Come now the Winter, set the Summer to its bed. Time now to harvest, to reap and to store, Gather up your harvest and step through the door.   As the darkness and light settle into balance for the Autumnal Equinox, I walk with an eye

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part Three

May 26th, 2018 | By

    Knowing when not to hug When not to speak When not to take silence Personally Knowing when not to bug When not to seek When not to be unkind Or miserly I may be blank-eyed Hiding Cranky Sliding Into a muddy hole Deep in the forest Where even the green man Seems not

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part Two

Apr 3rd, 2018 | By

He is kind, In the face of bullies He is kind He says he is joining in He grabs the girl’s coat they have stolen He gives it back to her He is a hero But that isn’t why he did it He likes the girl He is kind He wants to see her smile.

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Different Kinds of Warriors Part One

Mar 10th, 2018 | By

Great black wings Beating at my back Keeping me on track Pulling up the slack So I am not I fight, The black hyenas Of the mind When I find They are chewing The carcass Of my motivation I pray to the Morrígan For she knows how to transform Into the beast that is needed

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Persephone

Mar 4th, 2018 | By

  Persephone’s fate unfurled In one thunderclap. Darkness fell. Flowers faded brown, Spilling silver seeds On the trembling ground. Cold clutch of claws, Hard-bitten fingernails Scraping frost, Blood frozen in veins, Thrust of rusty roots Whisper “Trust the dark!” Hope is queened in despair, A crown of brittle ice, Dream-ridden sleep; No offerings befit her.

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February’s Goddess- Aphrodite

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By
Aphrodite

How could we not celebrate Aprhodite in the month of February? Though the month of April is actually named after her (Aphrilis), surely February is an appropriate time to honor the goddess of love. Aphrodite has long been celebrated as the Greek goddess of love, sexuality, and beauty, but there’s so much more to her

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Hekate Einalian Devotional

Jan 20th, 2018 | By

Hekate Einalian Thank you for safe passage You showed your power The ship shook with rage With passion With strength With joy The waves crashed in Just the right places Making the smooth crossing A hectic horror For those with seasickness Even some who had Never suffered previously Clutched their twisting tummies But the cabin

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January’s Goddesses- The Moirai

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By
The Moirai, The Fates, spider

The Moirai are more commonly known in English as The Fates.  Originally, there was Moira (”strong one”), and she was a single Goddess.  Then she was divided into a goddess of birth and of death.  And then the third aspect, that of the life in between, showed up.  At one point, there were 4, but

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Arrow Moon and Horse-Man Moon

Dec 16th, 2017 | By

A song for the new moon in Sagittarius Arrow tipped with fire Sparks the moon. Out of the shadow-woods steps the horse, Or is it man? Dark shaggy fur hangs loose on supple limbs Dark curling mane hides the face But under them, what is that which hides? Curving, delicate, lying on her back The

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Seasonal Pagan Poetry – Winter Fishing

Nov 15th, 2017 | By

Winter fishing   Winter light comes knife blade bright Sharp to eyes and lungs Autumn sludge does not begrudge This chance to glint and gleam. Blues and greens from children’s dreams Painted on land and sky, All agleam are stone and stream Where soaring buzzards cry.   Blue electric, blue majestic Supernatural seeming sight Feathered

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