the dutch mirror – with just such a kiss


with just such a kiss

(ruminations on the winter solstice)

“….unwished for or wished for there is only longing for
itself…forever and ever attempting to define and imagine itself…”
-Mira Baartmans Valentine

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with….

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arianhod is wasting into darkness
the solar wind whispers into decline
first frost has come
silenced the hoary wind
slicked the surface
stilled frenetic waters

amethyst amidst pine bows and holly
bayberry sweetens cranberry candles
the darkness of yule
northern glimmerings
crackling the snowy hearth
a ruby gypsy

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just….

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what holy king arising shines brightly
with naked feet cracks fragile surfaces
beyond true north
behind all that glimmers
a new gathering
greatness yet to come
sinks deeper into dark liquidity
hart of harts arianhod’s purple womb
out of darkness
redemption emerges
golden dancing
shivers silver waters

such…

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how this empress soars to bear us a king

miradragon
maiden

mother

queen

ancient beyond ages

lemiscate

whose child hers
hoverings on angel wings
not even arianhod
dare us tell
bitter candles and sweetest bayberry
the dark amethyst kiss of mistletoe
frenetic waters lurk
beneath still ice
out of hoary silence
a snowflake falls

a….

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a sun whispers to its beloved moon

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darkly fertility comes upon us
merlyn kisses nimue’s purple lips
arianhod is pregnant once again
with just such a dying as that dark one
we kiss always to begin once again

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with a kiss of holy fire….
mark emmanuel christopher valentine
(© 7 december 2001/ 24 december 2012)

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2 Responses to the dutch mirror – with just such a kiss

  1. abichica says:

    This is just magnificent! wow! i was truly captivated.. 😀

    Like

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