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VxPoem ID: 47603
Posted: May 15th. 2018 4:09:08 PM
Age Group: Adult
We dance under the walnut in smock
We curse the Lapwing in gold and white
The veil is placed upon its eyes
Our lake is hidden from his sight
Upon eight legs I draw the circle near
I wept with the twin death in Cremona
They were not veiled from his gaze
My blood was taken from me then
From Veglio I felt the rope
My death shall right this day
Upon a sword of fennel
Dark tombs safe in silence
Beautiful Pilgrim high on her steed
In weathered skin I walk my mountains
With fear and illness it is I they seek
Where is the child of my heart?
Maiden arms the sun turns brown
Mother's wisdom upon my birth
Born under veil and smile
This earth holds my blood and joy
From afar a young Oak taught me
Sylhara, Summer Solstice 03
Author's Notes: A compilation of a few different times remembered. I have come to understand that we, at least in my case, tend to return to the same bloodline a few times we've lived in, before moving on to somewhere, and someone else.
Which is why many of my memories are from the Italian peninsula. In this, I talk of the town of Cremona, the village of Voltera, and Veligo, a small hamlet just north of Biella by the Italian Alps.
The loss of two young beloved nieces hung by the Vatican for being Witches. I knew the town of Cremona was not safe for them, but they stayed anyway. I can still feel the pain and anguish, if I let it.
We cursed the Pope during our gatherings, but another would simply replace the last. And the scourge continued.
Author's Location: Lynnwood, Washington
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