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Watery Light

This watery light Awakens my soul I have slept too long But warmth upon my eyelids Bids them open And gaze out Of my prison Made of imagination’s stone And ponder flight and freedom And to swim And swim alone … Continue reading

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Let It In (for my father – in memory)

“There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in” Leonard Cohen, Anthem In this moment Precious chance Let it in Let it in Just a promise Warmest glance Let it in Let it in It’s … Continue reading

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The Gathering

Blessed is The gathering Anointing here A newborn king Butterflies free Angels weep and sing Blessed is The gathering Many decry What this may bring Fear and taunts Mud will sling But on fury Honour wings Blessed is The gathering … Continue reading

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For My Mother – In Memory

Keep this little light shining Honour and truth The greater questions Of the imponderable universe All those nights Speaking of the ineffable The sublime Nourish me still Give me belief And almost faith That kindness and care Still replenish this … Continue reading

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Shining

Keep these little lights shining One by one they strive to blacken everything Sheltered precious glow as sweet community Let them never know what can never be Keep these little lights shining endlessly (c) Helen Valentina 2016

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Gathering – Part One

This gathering this night will draw from dimensions distant something new and bright and powerful that delights and gives us wisdom we might crave And on that wondrous spiritual wave our lost ones gather to us here on this the … Continue reading

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Blight

A death’s a merry way To worship You might say A blight of history The choice made by men But rising hope Can crash through darkness And its reverie And shine a light And show the path Is here again … Continue reading

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Promised

Promised you a treasure Little child Promised you a secret Running wild Locked away is all That I could tell Down within the caves Where none may dwell Promised you perfection In a day Promised you the tender Things to … Continue reading

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My Wings

My wings are not those Of an angel Not light No feathers of white Caress my back Instead they are steel And claw and bone The wings of a dragon Flying alone My wings are not pure Falling from heaven … Continue reading

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Familiar

My familiar is beside me in the night She is a feline, stretching, pawing out of sight She carries many names and none are mine I will know all her secrets in good time My familiar is a companion in … Continue reading

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