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Posted: October 22nd. 2013 9:19:31 AM
Part the Veils: Samhain
by Robin Fennelly
Age Group: Adult
In shadowy forest of trees
And blackness of night
The call issues forth
To come dance round
Blazing bonfire bright.
Come heed the call
The mysteries of
Samhain night to be taught
By blessed Ancestor and Kin
Their wisdom to be sought.
The veils finally thinned
The Gates open wide
For Kith and for Kin
To walk by your side.
Night wind chills thickened air
Hush now be silent to hear
The soft whispers of gentle
Spirits who linger quite near.
You know the hidden path
Dried leaves crackle underfoot
You walk through the woods
Canopy of tree holds the darkness
Thick and heavy like blackened soot.
A sacred circle of clearing revealed
Carefully scribed and lovingly prepared
You call to the Ancestors
Your intent boldly declared.
Fire blazes full and flames leap high
As words pierce the silence of night
Wisps of smoke flicker here and there
As you surrender and open to true sight.
Cloaked shadowy figures emerge
Near the trunk of each autumn tree
Penetrating and loving eyes look on
Shrouding their deep mystery.
Wispy fingers that beckon
Calling the Beloved to Their side
Listen closely for answers from
Them to silent questions you
Dare not and cannot hide.
Surrender all of your fears
These specters mean you no harm
Through joys, pain and suffering
They have always helped dry your
Tears and offered up their calm.
Part the veils held between
Ancestor Spirit and gentle Human
Their gift on this Samhain night
The call once again to join each as
One in wisdom’s blessed communion.
Author's Notes: May your Samhain be blessed with joy, celebration and the wisdom of the Ancestors!
Please read the accompanying article "Parting the Veils" in the WitchVox Articles section. Enjoy!
Author's Location: Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
More Poems: Robin Fennelly has posted 24 additional poems- View them?
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