Sub Rosa

Sub Rosa. Hidden in the shadows,Half-noticed,Unspoken,Unmentioned.Misheard.The truth lies. There, where you cannot seeAmong the rootsIn the grassUnder the earth,Asleep.The truth sleeps. In the thornsIn the leavesAmong the flowersIn the moonbeams,In the treesThe truth hides. In the heartsUnder lock and key,In the memoriesIn whispers.In the glancesThe truth dies. Sharper than swords,Colder than ice,Hotter than fire,Finer thanContinue reading “Sub Rosa”

Anaeron/ Creiddylad’s chant

Anaeron/ Creiddylad’s chant Anaeron dainn, Stainn-merth,Anaeron dainn, creith mewn,S’ilnaen i donn, s’ilnaen i fawr. Anaeron maith, i llan,Anaeron slaint, neirn – llaer,S’ilnaen I donn, s’ilnaen i fawr. Anaeron reith, Maedh-nin,Anaeron dainn, lethlann,S’ilnaen i donn, s’ilnaen i fawr. Anaeron glarth, Stenn-donn,Anaeron dainn, merth mai,S’ilnaen i donn, s’ilnaen i fawr. Silmaen, mawr’werth, neirn-llaer,Silmaen i d’werth, mor-maen,S’ilnaen iContinue reading “Anaeron/ Creiddylad’s chant”

Nothwenn Gwyn/ Gwyn’s lullaby

Nairn y gweyr, Creiddylad,Llawr’en donn, Creiddylad.Leythnan crainn, neighenn monn,Lathnan dair, me’yar lonn. Ann’tan-el, CreiddyladClannath crann, Creiddylad,Menntarth dainn, menntarth clann,Lorddaith straith, meyarth dann. Glortann’mei, Creiddylad,Mhorthann-tonn, Creiddylad,Slainth yn morth, soilenn crain,Dharnenn-dain, glennan-rain. Close your eyes, Creiddylad,Dreams will come, Creiddylad,Crowned by rains, maiden fair,Golden dawn, silver days. Don’t you fret, Creiddylad,I’ll be here, Creiddylad,Holding fast, Holding true,Weaving dreamsContinue reading “Nothwenn Gwyn/ Gwyn’s lullaby”

Break me/Hawthorn king

Break me.Unbolt me.Unlace me,Shatter me.Make me undone. Shatter me,Release me,Beat me,Reshape me,Make me anew. Hanging there,On your mercy,In the darknessOf the hawthorn boughs,I wait. Unwinding,Unravelling,Dissolving,VanishingFrom sight. Imperfect,Still bound,Static,BlindedBy your light. ShatteringFallingDivingFadingInto the abyss. Break me,Unbolt me,Untie me,Free meFrom the past. Bleeding,Floating,RevellingTriumphingIn death. Kept tight,Tied up,Blindfolded,ChainedBy your will. Pierced byThornsOf your gardenLost inRoses and ash. HereContinue reading “Break me/Hawthorn king”

You are mine/Godspouse

You are mine.You’ll always will be, wherever you go. You’re mine.You’d do well to remember it. You’re mine.I am your fifty shades, your personal darkness. You’re mine.I am your brightest light, your redemption. You’re mine.I am your chainbreaker, your sword. You’re mine.I am the one who turns the pride to dust. You’re mine.I crush, IContinue reading “You are mine/Godspouse”

I shall claim my own

I shall claim my own.In living or dying,In peace or war,In battle or dance –Mine shall beWho is meant to be. I shall claim my own.Bard or king,Warrior or maiden,Child or druid-Mine shall beWho is meant to be. I shall claim my own.As I have claimedTaliesin and Myrddin,Aneirin and Gwendolleu-For mine is mine,And always willContinue reading “I shall claim my own”

Gwyn’s courtship

I am not riding today,I’m courting.Courting my autumn bride. I am not hunting today,I’m dancing.Dancing till stars look down. I am not fighting today,I’m singing.Singing of love till dusk. I am the son of Nudd, cariad,I am the winter LordI am the northern king, cariad,I am the autumn born. Shining like starlight, cariad,Shining and youngContinue reading “Gwyn’s courtship”

Highland vow/By the fires of Samhain

By the lights of SamhainBy the mists of the OtherworldBy the rainstorms and dustBy oak, ash and thorn I swear to be true. In living and dyingIn joy and sufferingIn despair and hopeIn cold and heat, I shall be by your side. In the lands of the livingIn the realms of the deadIn the greenContinue reading “Highland vow/By the fires of Samhain”

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