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Posted: November 2nd. 2007 1:20:49 AM

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To the Fallen Children of the Gods

by Lord Shining Starr

Age Group: Adult

To the Fallen Children of the Gods

He called to you to go and fight;
Make peace for all who dwell in the light.
Diligently, you played the game;
To bloody the fields and gain high fame.
A young man, bard and scribe;
New to the world, the pride of his tribe.
A father, who with family still;
Did hear the war god’s angry shrill.
A wise man, gray with children grown;
Into this bloody arena was thrown.
And so the three fought night and day;
To bring peace to a land, to let freedom have sway.
The protector of them sat with glee;
As the enemy of they we adore did flee.
But the battle was far from done;
And the day was not yet won.
So, home they marched tried and true;
Beaten and broken and marked black and blue.
Their families rejoiced upon that day;
As the Goddess returned them in her own way.
Each with their stories to tell;
Of their struggles in a place like hell.
The bard told tales never boring;
Of the men in all their glory.
The father watched with careful eye;
As his children did play in the rye.
And the wise man, swelled with pride;
Had returned home, since he had died.
But no peace came to him;
As all who knew him stood grim.
"Fear not, " said an eloquent voice;
"He fought for peace, it was his choice."
"For his reward for his pain;
Is the greatest gift to gain."
"Dear Bard, " came the voice;
"Let your song, remember his choice."
"To you a father, he did grant;
The right to be where other’s can’t."
"Who are you that brings comfort here?
We beg to thee, to us appear."
And so she appeared before their eyes;
The beautiful Mother, in no disguise.
"I am she, who held your hand,
As you battled for my land."
"The gift for all so struggle here;
Is rebirth, without fear."
"For what dies is made a new;
Only for those that hold the Mysteries true."
"For every beating heart does pray,
To us three in their own way."
The father, now a wise man became;
And the bard, a father tame.
And a son, fresh and new;
Now has come to stand here too.
He now stands, with harp in hand;
Telling stories and sharing songs of the land.
Again they hear the battle cry;
And Aries drum does beat in time.
Back they go into that place;
To confront the enemy with no face.
Back they go with no shame;
To win themselves, glory and fame.
They fight for freedom well deserved;
And for peace that is reserved.
Aries blessing he does bring;
As swords to clash, and bang, and ring.
And the Mother holds their hand;
As they Fight now for her land.
So ever remember Children of Light;
Those that chose to fight this night.
In a place much like hell;
Of this the bards did tell.

---Lord ShiningStarr

Author's Notes: This is a poem that I wrote, to comemorate all Pagans and Wiccans that are fighting for our rights in the Armed Forces of America. Keep fighting the good fight, and Gods willing we will see you all home safe and sound soon.

Author's Location: Bloomington, Illinois
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