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Author Topic: My first poem to Brighid  (Read 1321 times)

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My first poem to Brighid
« on: April 16, 2013, 02:17:08 am »
I've just recently started working with Brighid, and I really don't have any experience with poetry (I tend to write prose), but I was inspired to write a little something to mark the beginning of my worship. It's probably not very good (this is really the first serious poem I've written), and some of it is kind of personal, but I felt like I should share it here. So, here it is. Thanks.


Exalted one! Keeper of Flames!
Thick ink lies frozen in my veins,
Frigid wells hold their healing grace,
Iron limbs lie cold, inert.

Melt me! Mold me! Shape me!
I crave your fires above all things.
What is a quick tongue, what is a sharp wit,
Without that spark of inspiration?

In a cold and barren dessert do I live.
Far from my houses of learning,
Far from the grasp of my love,
Far from clear skies, fertile earth, or soothing sea.

With each candle I light and each herb I burn,
I beg your presence in my home.
I beg to be trusted with your flame.
To be strengthened and comforted in your arms.

Ohh One Time Queen and Eternal Queen!
Be a poet sweet to my ears.
Be a healer skilled with my soul.
Be a smith to beat me to greatness.

I invite you to my home, my hearth, and my heart.

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My first poem to Brighid
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2013, 02:50:51 am »
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So, here it is. Thanks.

That's beautiful, Matty!  Thank you for sharing your poetry with us.

You should consider submitting it (or something) to the TC Cill Devotional, if you haven't already.

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Re: My first poem to Brighid
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2013, 07:58:34 pm »
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That's beautiful, Matty!  Thank you for sharing your poetry with us.

You should consider submitting it (or something) to the TC Cill Devotional, if you haven't already.

~ Aster

 
Thanks! That means a lot. I'm actually not familiar with the devotional. Where can I find out more about it?

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My first poem to Brighid
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2013, 08:01:15 pm »
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Thanks! That means a lot. I'm actually not familiar with the devotional. Where can I find out more about it?

There's a thread in the Member Announcements folder. Should be near the top, because I posted a question in it last night.

Sorry I can't link you. I'm on my phone.
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Re: My first poem to Brighid
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2013, 09:43:53 pm »
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There's a thread in the Member Announcements folder. Should be near the top, because I posted a question in it last night.

Sorry I can't link you. I'm on my phone.

 
I can help you out there!  The Brighid Devotional Call for Submissions
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Re: My first poem to Brighid
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013, 01:36:01 am »
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I can help you out there!  The Brighid Devotional Call for Submissions

 
Thank you so much! I just sent in my submission :)

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