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VxPoem ID: 19692
Posted: January 31st. 2006 12:46:30 PM
by Talitha Ruatha
Age Group: Adult
"Read me another one",
you asked with soft voice
breathless with anticipation
doe-eyes giving me no choice.
"Please, pretty please
with sugar on top?"
pleading and twinkling
my golden-haired mop.
"This is my fabe-or-it!!",
you cried with delight
I smiled in spite of the brevity
upon this forlorn night.
So I repeated and followed
each word and syllable
and wove our magic
from pages once unlivable,
"E vero che tu sei uno spirito,
ma tu se nata per essere ancora.
Mortale, e tu devi andare
sulla terra e fare a maestra
a donne e a' uomini che avranno
volenta di inparare la tua scuola
che sara composta de stregonerie."*
And yours in reply for
you knew by rote
of the language learned
and what had been wrote:
"Se la Luna adorerai
Tutto tu otterai"**
And closing the bindings
I gathered you to my lap
as we waited for silver beams
to guide us to our nap....
Author's Notes: TR
* Translation = "'Tis true indeed that thou a spirit art, but thou were born but to become again. A mortal; thou must go to earth below, to be a teacher unto women and men, who fain would study witchcraft in thy school." ~ Diana to her daughter, Aradia from "Aradia: The Gospel of the Witches by Charles G. Leland.
** Translation = "If thou adorest Luna, then what thou desir'st thou shall obtain!" ~ Goddess Diana to her worshipers from "Aradia: The Gospel of the Witches by Charles G. Leland.
Author's Location: Adrian, Michigan
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