Poetry

Poetry For the Conclusion of Yom Kippur

by Beth on October 5, 2014

Offered with great tenderness and love today, to all my dear Jewish (and Jew-Witch!) friends who have been observing the High Holy Days and particularly Yom Kippur. And for all, of every faith, who have traveled the pathways of mourning and healing. Blessed be. Kaddish Mother of my birth, for how long were we together […]

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Poetry for the Last Sunday of September

by Beth on September 28, 2014

I have come to a still, but not a deep center, A point outside the glittering current; My eyes stare at the bottom of a river, At the irregular stones, iridescent sandgrains, My mind moves in more than one place, In a country half-land, half-water. I am renewed by death, thought of my death, The […]

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Poetry for the Weekend

by Beth on September 12, 2014

I will be offline this weekend as I immerse myself in the Elemental magic of the Crossroads with RJ Stewart and Anastacia Nutt. So I leave you with this. Remember: Poetry is the oldest form of human magic and is best appreciated when spoken (and heard) aloud. DREAMS WITHIN DREAMS by Fiona MacLeod (William Sharp) […]

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I love this poem for the days of Lughnasadh, and so even though the actual holiday has passed, I am encoring it again. Especially appropriate for these days of upheaval, uncertainty, and foreboding, I send you blessings of faith, and wish you abundant, miraculous harvests. Little Summer Poem Touching the Subject of Faith by Mary […]

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Wishing You a Blessed Earth Day: Psalm 95

by Beth on April 22, 2014

From Angela Magara’s masterpiece, Earth Psalms – a slim volume that belongs on every shelf. It is based on the biblical Psalms, but infused with poetry that beats with the heart of Earth-based spirituality. Blessings and gratitude to our beloved Gaia, Mother Earth, on Her sacred day today! Let us vow to better honor and […]

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