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VxPoem ID: 16247

Category:
myth_legend

Posted: September 17th. 2005 12:13:21 AM

Views: 1580

O'Circle O' Ancient Standing Stones

by Alisdaire

Age Group: Adult



" O' Circle O' ancient standing stones
that excites the senses, chills the bones
O' but to know the secrets contained in thee
If but one secret, you'd give to me."
________________

When times were ancient, old and worn
and priests, those Druids in secrets sworn
To cast like Merlin amongst the breeze
the secrets of Oak and Rowan trees.

The wise ones in circles of primal flame
would cast and call upon the sacred name
The elements would shake at this request
knowing to well the Grails Holy guest.

The Heavens would darken, the thunder's roar
As lightning would strike into Earths central core
The Sea's would rumble , roar and over flow
and all the Earth would shake wishing to know.

The Sigil, the Talisman, what form it took
What mighty symbol could life's foundations have shook
"No mortal man this, with powers so grand
Is Merlin but a Mortal, or a God upon the land?"

For in Sacred groves under Beltane's flame
come the cries of the Lords born without name
and above the horizon, twined with the Moon
arises the Heavenly Mother to her full bloom.

Dance young Maidens, lease forth your cry
come in songs O'joy, let your emotions fly
Young Celtic warrior brave, portray you your glory
and give Honor to Honor, Holy to Holy.

Look at Merlin, how he walks with the fire
Filled with the passions of Life's true desire
Watch him grow , take wing and fly
upon the breath of the Dragon, in the sky.

So set sail ye the soul, that ancient form
and cast forth thy will into the depths of the storm
Follow ye, the wind from the Sacred East
and there meet the mighty man and priest.

Release your bonds, set free your heart
gaze within the depths of one's inner part
Then take hold the maiden, Mother and old Hag
Love them equally and do not sag.

Give freely of thy spirit, receive nothing in return
then come Earth's Child to the Stones to learn
The secrets of secrets, within each of us one
that by which all is cast and eventually is done.

Then be you like Merlin and others before
that have entered our gardens,
Returned form behind it's door
So fear ye none save yourself, that is the truth
something one can never learn,
while their mind plays in youth.

But gather you together the strength of the will
Once that be done, Son, then you shall we fill
And the days shall sing of praises,
the rain shall fall like wine
Invigorating the Earth, making all once again mine.

Such shall it be, the day a Merlin shall arise
to relieve the pain and suffering of Man's stifled cries
For we are the Ancient of Ancients, Born but with one name
We are the keepers of the Soul's of Arianrod and Heaven's great flame.

To whom ever dares, wishes or enters here
Let him meet first his deepest darkest fear
And should he surpass all tests and walk on through
Then behold the cauldron of rebirth awaits you.

For the Rod of Merlin shall await the one
and the Crown of Dana, bold as the sun
Then shall we come with hearts full and rich
To teach our secrets, their tone, Their pitch.

Alas, fulfilling the destiny we made e'er so long ago
the returning age of Arthur, for all to Know.

Alisdaire O'Caoimph

http://alisdaire.tripod.com/




Author's Location: wilmington, North Carolina
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