Poetry

Poetry for an April Sunday

by Beth on April 13, 2014

This is an encore post I shared a few years ago. I think it deserves another telling. Remember, poetry is meant to be read aloud (especially for those people who think they do not care for it much).  Poetry is the world’s oldest spell casting, and speaking poetry will make all the difference. Have a […]

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Wishing You a Most Happy Imbolc

by Beth on February 2, 2014

Let me find my way to the well, Let me find my way to the well. Let me quench my thirst With the waters of the earth. Let me find my way to the well. Let me find my way to the fire, Let me find my way to the fire. In Brigid’s sacred fire […]

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Joining the 9th Annual Brigid Poetry Festival

by Beth on February 2, 2014

Once again, as I have for all but the very first year or two, I am joining in the Poetry for Brigid Festival. This is an annual world-wide event in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland and Goddess of healing, smithcraft, and poetry (to name a few of Her purviews). It is held throughout […]

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Saturday Poetry

by Beth on January 11, 2014

A re-run from 2010, but so lovely for this grey morning, I wanted to encore it. Enjoy. Oh Sweet Irrational Worship by Thomas Merton Wind and a bobwhite And the afternoon sun. By ceasing to question the sun I have become light, Bird and wind. My leaves sing. I am earth, earth All these lighted […]

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For Light by John O’Donohue (1956-2008) from To Bless the Space Between Us Light cannot see inside things. That is what the dark is for: Minding the interior, Nurturing the draw of growth Through places where death In its own way turns into life. In the glare of neon times, Let our eyes not be […]

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