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Druids

Here the druids gathered Under cover of mystical night To commune with energies and entities We have long forgot And should they walk amongst us now We see them not We see them not Carrying this legacy More hidden in … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Here is wisdom Not found within books Or utterances of aged lips Between the chimera’s smile And such ghosts that slip Trembling at Your fingertips Here is wisdom Where the one becomes the all Boundaries are cruelly torn And something … Continue reading

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The Fishermen Have Gone – Writing Prompt #167

The fishermen have gone The seas bereft of life A strange deceptive tranquility covers everything We are but ghosts Wandering through darkened streets Not a sound from stamping feet Chained to this memory of life When even the essence is … Continue reading

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Wisdom

This brave new world The apple promised so much Lush life Verdant knowledge Man into a god Bulbs break Civilisations fall And apples rot Down to the core What was all This wisdom for? (c) Helen Valentina 2016

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Feathered

Such feathered things The winged sings This ancient wisdom and All it brings To cut the skies And claim the prize To give it all Without surprise A birdlike grace And sentient face The angels fall To be replaced Such … Continue reading

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Last Ritual

At the last ritual of a dying world we dance Veiled in red we swarm to mingle in a throng of fiery endings seeking out the new beginnings buried deep below the citadels we burn An ancient call and wisdom … Continue reading

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Knowledge

Speaking in tongues Through conduits ancient and divine Spirits reach this hemisphere And claw to find their way within Out of the blackened pit of night Wherein they must reside Beware the bite of delicacy They offer riches, treasures pure … Continue reading

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Astrolabe

So you think you can read The stars in their flight The transit of Mars Is uneasy tonight As the astrolabe turns The universe burns Out of sight You’re such a technician These things that you know One half magician … Continue reading

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Future Minds

These youths that deride Our older remedies Are the future minds That one day yet will take Upon themselves The shackles of the age And as they age they’ll know They’re only future minds For but the briefest time Once … Continue reading

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Hope

These things they say of hope I cannot see them Find myself blind It seems to me that times of hope Were times that would precede despair It was the thing I clinged to When nothing else was there And … Continue reading

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