Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 11,772,961
VxPoem ID: 17350
Posted: October 25th. 2005 2:38:57 AM
Ode To Old Ways & Ancient Instinct
Age Group: Adult
Crouching near an open window
In the autumn-cold moonlight,
Alive in my nakedness
Drinking in the night.
Poised and made more fully human
By this animal within;
Sensing every deep nuance
Of night on my skin.
Oh Ancient Life begin...
Old Ways, Strong Ways,
Before the days of sin.
The Old Ways are stirring
They fan the Spirit Wind...
Few, those who taste this wild delight
Knowing no guilt, denial or fright.
So celebrate, my sisters of Mercy
You who yearn, so hot & so thisrty.
Crouched at my window, I pulse like a Stag,
Naked and shameless without any fear:
Knowing in night that Old Ways draw near.
Dancing the night on denial's deep grave,
I feel rutish and bold like an old barrel-stave
Steeped in the wine of Goddess-libation;
Wonder renewed in deep liberation.
Earth and animal, spirit and man:
The elements composing my old soul's span,
Tonight in the dance, by the old tree's bole,
By the Serpent & the Lady now made whole.
Author's Notes: Greetings!
I wrote this pretty much as is in one sitting a few years ago. Only showed it to a couple of people. Thought it might be appropriate to share it... for what its worth. Hope you enjoy it.
Author's Location: Gulf Islands, British Columbia
Author's Profile: To learn more about Chiron - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.