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Healer's Duet
« on: October 14, 2020, 12:38:40 pm »
A delicate home above the waterless sea
cradling a pearly seed in shades of purple, pink and green…

“Ivory blooded, I am beloved by insect, bird and bee
Twist me into sturdy twine or use my fluff to fill, to stuff
When I split my pods to scatter seeds in fecund glee
I alone nurture the royal scions of Transformation and Joy
Beneath my slender hands of green, they wake each spring
brightly striped, hungrily munching before they spin their wings
Listen now and hear them sing…”

“As children we simply feed, learn and grow.
Our youthful raiment striped with
the Yellow of Beginnings, Joy, clear Thought
White of Unity, Divinity,  the Purity of snow
Black which banishes all negativity,
cradles Creation, yields all Wisdoms sought

Then we spin our glassy jade retreat.
Withdrawn from the world,
we ponder and dream
Until our Transformation is complete.
Reborn in royal splendor, I gleam!

Laughter given wings,
My banner flutters in the Sky
like fiery amber and starry night
Benign Ruler of all I spy!

Only mine enemies most dire
taste my poisonous nature
For I am Herald of eternal Spring,
messages of Love and Joy I bring
Joyful treasures
Youthful trials
Forges Soulful Evolution
Freedom
Creativity
Beauty
and flowery wiles."

For those new to the game, each piece is inspired by a Teacher found in Nature; a star, stone, animal, plant etc that holds lessons of Wisdom for those who listen. Can you guess who is singing in our duet today?
Wishing you laughter

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Re: Healer's Duet
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2020, 04:38:44 pm »
Can you guess who is singing in our duet today?

Spoiler:  
Milkweed, and monarch butterfly.


I admit I consulted Wikipedia to see if various details in your poem did indeed fit my guess, before I was willing to post that guess - but I'd formed the guess on my own, and Wiki merely confirmed it.

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Re: Healer's Duet
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2020, 11:11:16 am »
Spoiler:  
Milkweed, and monarch butterfly.


I admit I consulted Wikipedia to see if various details in your poem did indeed fit my guess, before I was willing to post that guess - but I'd formed the guess on my own, and Wiki merely confirmed it.

Sunflower

Well done! I wasn't sure if anyone would get a duet, but these teachers are so entwined, you can't really talk about one without mentioning the other.
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Re: Healer's Duet
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2020, 09:58:06 am »
Well done! I wasn't sure if anyone would get a duet, but these teachers are so entwined, you can't really talk about one without mentioning the other.

I agree - and that entwinement was part of how I did get it. I really enjoyed the extra challenge to this one; I've become very good at guessing your Teacher poems over the years.

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Re: Healer's Duet
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2020, 11:19:36 am »
I agree - and that entwinement was part of how I did get it. I really enjoyed the extra challenge to this one; I've become very good at guessing your Teacher poems over the years.

Sunflower

You have gotten good, liking the extra challenge and all! lol The best guessers are almost Always Pagan though, which does not surprise me in the least. I wrote this as an extra challenge for one of my best non-pagan guessers on another site. It will appear in a future "Kitchen Witchery" Teachers collection along with salt, garlic, bay laurel, etc :) Still working on the Nocturnal themed one right now, alot of Shadow teachers and complex lessons to sort through. Congrats again, Sunflower! Off to write some more ;)

Wishing you laughter

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