Category: poetry

Not Normal

This is normal, you tell yourself As you drag yourself to a job you hate To make just enough money to pay for someone else’s home. Pop a pill to get thru the day Drink a fifth to get to sleep Convince yourself that this is normal – Another day of your life, gone.  .…

A Prayer to Hera to Bless Our Union

Holy Hera, daughter of Earth and Sky,  Arranged in Peacock feathers Beauty as strong as steel and soft as a sigh Glory of heart’s love committed  Two lives made one under your gaze Bless our home, bless this union, the future we build,  Queen of Olympos Grant that I may always be the Queen of…

A healing Prayer to Sunna

I was late for Galina Krasskova’s agon but oh well, I’m posting this prayer here to share. I waited too long trying to edit it. Foiled by perfectionism again! Oh well, praising the Gods is the point, and hopefully you get some enjoyment out of this, and even more that the Gods hear our pleas…

Tornadoes are Holy

Tornadoes are Holy By Amanda Artemisia Forrester Tornado season in the Midwest Never fails to remind a person just how small they are – And how powerful Nature is. For a few moments, we feel the primal fear of our ancestors, As we huddle together in basements, Or in public bathrooms with strangers, Our mindless…

Submission to Agon for Anteros

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
To Anteros By Amanda Artemisia Forrester O Anteros, You are sung to far less often than Your golden brother, But You are no less great than He Who the Romans called Cupid. Ever-youthful, butterfly-winged, You are truly a chieftain amongst the Erotes. Your blessing is what all men strive…

2 Submissions to Hebe’s Agon

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
To Hêbê By Amanda Artemisia Forrester Hêbê, Attendant of laughter-loving Aphrodite, I pray that you will fill my home With the grace that You so easily embody As gentle as the welcome breeze on a summer’s day Hêbê, Protectress of Young Brides Whose hammering hearts are flying high in…