I burn this so it may die within me
Leaving fertile ashes where new life-pattern can grow I burn this to signify re-birth To give the seeds sown space and nourishment to grow I burn this to signify my Will set Writing my pain, Finding peace Dancing with soul Showing passion Self-loving in heart Accepting philia © REDCAT
Written for the
solstice ritual of 2019.
The unusual and artistic image below, made using a technique known as “solargraphy” in which a pinhole camera captures the movement of the Sun in the sky over many months, was taken from the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope on the plateau of Chajnantor.
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RedCat is a lifelong bookworm, that thinks reading, writing poetry and prose, music and dance, makes life worth living.
Her writing spans any topic that currently inspires her, be that love, life, environment, mythology or anything else that pops into her head.
Originally from the deep woods, this fiery redhead now makes home in Stockholm, Sweden, where you might run into her dancing the night away in one of the city's techno-clubs.
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Monday 21 December, 2020
Book of Shadows, Mysticism, Seasonal poetry
Advent, Advent calendar, Book of Shadows, Day 21, Esoterica, Midwinter, Mysticism, Poem, Poetry, Prayer, Re-post, Ritual, Solstice
I like the determination in this poem.