Category Archives: The Sabbats and the old craft

SAFFRON (Crocus Sativa)

From the ancient gods I flourish My truth and exactitude Factual and ungarbled And was always viewed As communicating colour And a heady trail of scent A real reliability My sincerity was spent Soaking up the sun My planet so … Continue reading

Mandrake (Mandragora Officinale)

Some twenty other names For this plant poison Anthropomorphon, and the Sorcerers Root Racoon Berry , Mannikin Woman drake and Hexenmannchen It’s gender Masculine And Of some repute Ruled by the planet Mercury Whose Element is fire Hecate and Hathor … Continue reading

Foxgloves(Digitalis Purpurea)

“Witches thimbles “Deadmens’s bells” “Cow flop“ three names for The foxgloves There are many many many more Feminine their gender Planet Venus element water Powers of Protection, They Are finger like Biennial plants Well loved by the Fae Never cut … Continue reading

Wolf’s Bane (aconium napellus)

Dumbledores delight Thor’s Hat and Cupid’s ear A gender that Is feminine The planet Saturn’s near Element is water And Hecate she be Protecting and reality Invisibility When added to sachets guarding solidly Against the dreaded werewolves That happen for … Continue reading

Sage (salvia officianalis)

Of masculine gender Where Jupiter rules Element air Immortality calls Longevity too Wisdom it’s there Eat it every day And just feel aware Carry it in your bag And the evil eye You won’t have to worry Wave it good … Continue reading

Mullein (verbascum thapus)

Aaron’s Rod Graveyard Dust Candle wick all names A Feminine gender So the spirit claims The Planet Saturn ruling Its element Is fire The Deity is Jupiter Powers can’t get higher Than courage, and protection Health And Divination Mullein is … Continue reading

St Brigid

As the goddess of poetry She was the one Born exactly at sunrise In tune with the sun From her forehead a flame Rose into the sky Up into heaven The holiest high Giving new life Made the dead walk … Continue reading

Oak

Quercus Alba Duir Juglans Masculine that’s so Ruled by the Sun Element Fire Deities Dagda And Erato Protection power and money Religious idols were Made of oak And witches loved Dancing they confer Under A handsome oak tree And Druids … Continue reading

Lettuces

Lactuca Sativa The common old lettuce Of feminine gender It’s planet the moon It’s powers are protection Sleep and divination And feeling sublime and just being in tune Where love is concerned Burned and yearning Rub some on your forehead … Continue reading

CATNIP

Catnip known by cat lovers Around the world The felines do activate excite and purr It’s significant powers are true Feminine gender it had to be The planet Venus and water Is it’s element And Bast its deity Used widely … Continue reading

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle Lonicera Caprifolium Gender it be masculine It’s element is Earth It’s planet of course Jupiter Where it gains its worth Ring green candles with its flowers To attract the money tree Rub lightly crushed flowers On one’s forehead And … Continue reading

Dandelion and Brig

Planetary bodies A Druid tells us so The Dandelion such virtue And now all of you know Of the tiny tenacious one Who sacrificed her soul And with her spirituality One reason and control

Aspects of ROWAN

This year the Rowan’s berries Are abundant to be sure It’s gender it be masculine It’s element fire And Thor Is of course it’s deity With divination you also can increase your psychic Powers My dears And therein lies a … Continue reading

The Autumn Equinox

22nd of September Brings us Autumn and a key To unlock and create colours And a new found vibrancy Apparently It Draws down hue’s Wondrous colouration comes A playful time A merry rhyme The masters palette Watch his thumbs His … Continue reading

Lammas at the ROLL RIGHTS

It was pleasantly warm I had woken up early Excited to travel To the RollRights alone For me it’s a long way With my disablement Discounting the virus And so I did say I need to go early And hopefully … Continue reading

Rowldritch acorn

What more fitting a gift Than an acorn for they Are a symbol of strength and power That The Oak Casts away That wild souls consume Like the Squirrel and Pig The Bear and the Deer Both liking to dig … Continue reading

Little lugh

Little baby lugh He was Tossed into the sea Disposed of by his grandfather BALOR who wickedly Decided He was a hopeless case But luckily MANANNAR Concerned about pollution Saved LUGH, who was far From drowning, which was fortunate and … Continue reading

Mugwort

Mugwort, Artemis vulgaris Ruled by Planet VENUS and element Earth Deities Artemis and Diana Greek and Roman goddesses both virgin Huntresses sacred at birth To females stregheria and Wicca A portal opener where Astral Projection and prophetic dreams And protection … Continue reading

All Seeing

Being somewhat immobile Can change beliefs where we Could walk ten miles a day perhaps And when asked perhaps not see A lot as Druids we must Set ourselves perhaps the task Of being tree like in the way We … Continue reading

Alban Hefin

Our eyes perceive such light from nature’s brush now really  everywhere the cherry green, the Copper Beech resplendent and  it be a lair of  florid fiery, fevered fashion fuller flushingly  fulfilled gnarled it be this Cherry Tree its  sweet cool … Continue reading

White Horn 13/5-9/6

The hidden thorns of love  beware Access the underworld And let’s share a parting  smile   At a sacred spring where the white thorn dances and  does bring it’s uplifting power to one and  all an open heart and  an … Continue reading

HOLLY

from tinder comes the Tinne the fire the pyre  the smithy who creates within his forge the heat its really what they do Holly comes from holy holier than thou it sprung from under  Christ’s feet  really that was how … Continue reading

Speedwell,Veronica,Gypsy Weed, Birds Eye.

From the labyrinth at The Rollright Stones the Cotswold ‘s  Order  who planted it beside the circle its what druids do   from  it’s very being there has risen Beautifully the wild plant known  as Speedwell or Veronica We be   … Continue reading

Beltane and beyond

It be the noble metaphor of life and death and further more Of when the cows were driven back to the stables in the raw State of frost and darkness with Winter on the way And Beltane represented By fantastic … Continue reading

A chat with the wild ones

As you all know I don’t Walk very far But I started talking To the creatures that are Resident outside in my garden Where They all seem to be and none of them care About whether I walk far Or … Continue reading

Simon Cotterill

The greenwood moss and emerald robe Worn by my good friend who Is a lover of great stories And of Avebury he is true To himself and to his lady The caring Ann Goldstraw Who enjoys his many outdoor pursuits … Continue reading

Mass healing HUM

Mass healing hum Sends healing all around the world A face book page Comes from the heart With souls being unfurled And shared in a group humming session A healthy energy Which brings the voice to splendour And helps us … Continue reading

Healing and humming

The lungs are amazing bellows The voice box formidably The heart and mind of believers Contrive to deliberately Create a throaty symphony A hum That becomes profound Of perfect resolution A truly lasting sound The hushed the calm the peaceful … Continue reading

The global hum

The Humming bird The noble Bee It’s tiny wings beat fabulously Creating a true upward draught Over water a tiny raft Of energy that enthuses flight Those tiny wings are out of sight But magically the hum becomes The drum … Continue reading

The Birch

Birch the silver shadowy soulful Sentinel survivor A scout that surfaces sooner Than most trees let me say It can face up to wintry wildness Being wholly versatile It grows all over the temperate zone And has done so for … Continue reading