Sunday, September 25, 2011

~ I am the witch from the wood.

I am the witch from the wood
come to stand out in the rain
and
cleanse my self from all the sins that have stuck to me like dirt and grime.

I am the woman from the wood
come to dance on this tabletop of rock
and
leave all my shackles at my feet and let the freedom pour in.

I am the mother from the wood.
come to nurture myself in the water
and
let my body be healed by the mother of all who is Earth.

I am the child from the wood.
come to stand in awe of all that is beautiful and amazing
and
to let myself breathe utter and complete freedom.

~Emily Edmonson 2011

Magpie Tales

24 comments:

  1. Your post reminds me of some of the happiest rain I've stood in as a kid.

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  2. Lady Em,
    You have come to be on your own, waiting in the rain strong in disposition! Beautiful verse!

    Hank

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  3. this is wonderfully done.. love every word in it but esp the third stanza...

    JJRod'z

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  4. fun word play.
    very elegant magpie.

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  5. I feel the Divine Feminine here...lovely write...welcome to Magpie Tales, Em!

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  6. This is incantation. May it be effective.

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  7. Thanks ya'll! (You're making me blush!;))

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  8. This is gorgeous, Emily. I love the progression, and the whole feel of the entire piece. (I also like the font!)

    Pssst....I think you mean "woman", not "women" in line 5. ;-)

    You just wrote up a storm! :-)

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  9. a witch, what a dramatic switch
    of thoughts and imaginations,
    profound magpie.

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  10. Perfect write for the image. : )

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  11. Thank you everyone! (Haha-Thanks Fireblossom for pointing that out!);)

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  12. Absolutely wonderful, Emily. The evolution is beautiful.

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  13. The rebirth of the dark, but nurturing Venus.

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  14. Wonderfully transforming piece. Love the repetitive nature, evolved within each stanza.

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  15. Fantastic write Emily - bravo.

    Anna :o]

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  16. nice. i love the textures you created in this...she is quite the character...i find freedom in the wood as well...

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  17. Great poetry - love it - it is from the heart!
    :-) thank you for sharing.

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  18. Forgiveness and freedom for the witch/woman/ mother/child. Amazing take on the prompt.

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