GMC Poetry: Khonsu

Khonsu, Light of Night

Most Powerful

Son of Ammon-Ra

And Mother Mut

 

Khonsu the Terrifying

Who lives on hearts

Consumer of Gods

Who helps the Pharaoh absorb Their power

 

Khonsu the Wanderer

Guide of Night

Who rides the crescent moon

Across the sky

 

Khonsu the Animator

Who causes cattle to conceive

Women to be made fertile

And all lungs to be filled with fresh breath

 

Khonsu the Healer

Gentle God

Bane of disease

Who drives out demons

 

Khonsu Pa-ir-sekher

He Who Provides

He brings forth the rains

That nourishes the seeds

 

The Bull of Night

The God of Life

Khonsu

Great and terrifying

Gentle and sweet

All these things and more, You are

And I praise all Your faces,

Baboon-headed, Falcon-faced

Mummy with the sidelock of youth

Khonsu, accept this humble offering of words

And I will sing for You another song.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Egyptian, God of the Month Club, poetry and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s