Your browser does not support script


Hot Sections...

  Loc. News 0
  Events 937
  Poetry 493


  Adults 240
  Military 7
  Teens 5
  New Posts 0


  Adult 70
  Family 25
  Teen 2
  College 1
  Military 0
  Recovery 1

  Clergy 37

  Shops 29

  Services 57

  Notices 34

Local Web...

  EGroups 9
  Resources 2
  Activists 1

Total Area Resources

Sponsors 27

 Page: Profile: Poetry   Total Views: 16,567,406  

Poem Specs

VxPoem ID: 10918


Posted: March 26th. 2005 1:37:12 PM

Views: 2503

The Transformation

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.

To send a private email message to Lady GoldenRaven...

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 and are used with permission

Pagan Essays

Pagan Web
8,000 Links

Pagan Groups
Local Covens etc.

80,000 Profiles

Home - TWV Logos - Email US - Privacy
News and Information

Chapters: Pagan/Heathen Basics - Pagan BOOKS - Traditions, Paths & Religions - Popular Pagan Holidays - TV & Movies - Cats of the Craft - Festival Reviews - Festival Tips - White Pages (Resources) - Issues/Concerns - West Memphis 3 - Witch Hunts - Pagan Protection Tips - Healing Planet Earth

Your Voices: Adult Essays - Young Pagan Essays - Pagan Perspectives (On Hold) - WitchWars: Fire in the Craft - Gay Pagan - Pagan Parenting - Military - Pagan Passages

Pagan Music: Pagan Musicians - Bardic Circle at WitchVox - Free Music from TWV

Vox Central: About TWV - Wren: Words, Wrants and Wramblings - Guest Rants - Past Surveys - A Quest for Unity

Weekly Updates: Click HERE for an index of our weekly updates for the past 6 years

W.O.T.W. - World-Wide Networking

Your Town: A Link to YOUR Area Page (The largest listing of Witches, Pagans, Heathens and Wiccans on the Planet)

VoxLinks: The Pagan Web: 8,000 Listings

Your Witchvox Account: Log in Now - Create New Account - Request New Password - Log in Problems

Personal Listings: Pagan Clergy in Your Town - Adult Pagans - Young Pagans - Military Pagans

Events: Circles, Gatherings, Workshops & Festivals

Covens/Groups/Orgs: Local Groups Main Page

Other LOCAL Resources: Local Shops - Regional Sites - Local Notices - Global/National Notices - Local Skills & Services - Local Egroups - Political Freedom Fighters

Pagan Shopping: Online Shops Index - Original Crafters Sites - Auction Sites - Pagan Wholesalers - Pagan Local Shops

Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2019 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.

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.

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.
Log in...

Your Email:


Stay In?

Create Account

GET Password

GET Help

Poem Search


The Pagan Web