Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 13,400,471
VxPoem ID: 10918
Posted: March 26th. 2005 1:37:12 PM
by Lady GoldenRaven
Age Group: Adult
Once upon a time there was a little girl named Beth,
Who dreamed many dreams of misfortune & death.
She dreamed so much she was afraid to sleep,
Afraid of who would die & who's left to weep.
Her fears were compounded when her mother talked,
"Satan's Spawn, it's with the devil you walk!
In the name of God I must cause you pain,
With blackened eye, it's salvation you'll gain.
You're not of my flesh", she'd always say,
"We must beat Satan out, it's the only way."
Damn the religion which abuses the child,
In the name of salvation, Christians run wild.
They torture & maim to save your soul,
Rip you apart, leaving emotions unwhole.
But, Little One, it's not too late,
To dispel all feelings of anger & hate.
After years of abuse both day & night,
I've found a new Way, surrounded by Light.
My new Wiccan family has shown me the Path,
Now filled with love, now empty of wrath.
With an inner glow, I can proudly stand,
With love in my heart & outstrtched hands.
I've embraced you all, I've found a home,
My search for truth over, no need to roam.
I've found an answer to these odd dreams,
A gift of the future, not Satanic schemes.
So excuse my ignorance, I've much to learn,
Knowledge awaits me, it's my time to earn.
So hear these words which I do say,
I'll stand by the Craft both night &day.
Author's Notes: I wrote this many many moons ago. It was a kind of catharsis for me. I remember writing the first 2 lines, after that--nothing, until it was finished. When I read the words which I wrote, I was in shock. I think it was my soul cleansing itself of theabuse I lived through. So, while it starts out gloomy and ugly, it turns out on a very positive note.
Author's Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
More Poems: Lady GoldenRaven has posted 12 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Lady GoldenRaven - 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 1997-2016 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.