Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 11,170,972
VxPoem ID: 13188
Posted: June 4th. 2005 10:27:40 AM
Returning to the Homeland
by Lady GoldenRaven
Age Group: Adult
RETURNING TO THE HOMELAND
My heart cries to return once more to the fields of heather,
To wander the mountain pass and hear the skirl of the pipes.
As the drover watches o’er his prized cows and the sheep,
Wearin’ proudly the family colors of the plaid and stripes.
I can smell the skeachan cake baking o’er the hearth fire,
Seanair smoking his pipe and raising his tankard o’ ale,
Waitin to attend the coinne wearin’ our finest of attire.
The mists of the glens hauntingly familiar to my eye,
Awaken with the sleeping warriors in Eildon Hills cave,
Gaeldom shall rise again against all oppressors who dare,
At the Battle of Sheriffmuir, they raise their swords so brave.
Gladly I am not to be the horseman from Lucken-hare!!
Off to the Highlands to visit the Brahan Seer this night,
Coinneach Odhar, offer your words of visions to my ear.
I seek your counsel, through the sunrise or sunsetting,
The Second Sight that you have is heartfelt & sincere.
Blessed Goddess, hear my soul crying to return to my home,
So many memories still vivid in this homesick Lady,
Do not make me wait for another life yet to be lived,
To return me to my homeland by the Sea of Hebrides!!!!!
Author's Notes: oh how I miss those Scottish and irish lands. I'd give n=anything to be able to go back there someday.
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 1997-2014 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, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ 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.