Category Archives: The Sabbats and the old craft

Merlina

Merlina’s dead Though some might smile Legends these days Are off their dial The Tower of London Had a Raven A bird goddess Of great style One Of seven but now She has died Its bad for us Though thats … Continue reading

Tiers for souvenirs a druidic lament

Yule the fuel Of thoughtfulness Of compassion And of endings The ancient Stone Henge Secreted on the marvellous Salisbury Plain There where druids Come to feel their ancestral Spirit rising Sadly the pandemic Put the dampers on us again The … Continue reading

Healing women

Healing women Why should they be Looked down upon If it were me A women found with A healing streak Using herbs and potions I would surely seek Out her knowledge For let me say Healing women Compared to today … Continue reading

The time of day

Lacy branches Leaflessly Allows the November Sun to be Hiding gazing Meditation A bird or two Find their salvation Black of feather Underside of slate and purple Far and wide Defiance in a daring way Challenging The time of day

Holly (wood)

A tinne a bar of iron Forged deep in a fire Using holly the charcoal A chieftan would he tire God of thunder A warrior whose spirit Males intent No nobler tree In all the wood Evergreen was meant Flowers … Continue reading

Stone Henge

Grant Shapps He is no mystic No Druid, Witch Not he He approved a two mile Tunnel Under the stones And we Sit back and gaze at the Neolithic grandeur as we pass The henge Known the world over And … Continue reading

My little dryad friend

A tree nymph I once met Who lived in an old oak tree She told me she was greek They are shy, normally I told her I had three names Rex william artemis And she was just drawn to me … Continue reading

The cucking stool

To the so called men Or judges who dared Ever to say Healing caring women Should suffer and should pay The obtuseness and stupidity Of men who thought they had The right to torture healers Their aloofness more than sad … Continue reading

Hecate

Tell me How tall was Hecate It all feels greek to me Associated with crossroads Night lights, and witchcraft she be A kind of Titan goddess Her domains the sky the earth the sea A lot of followers loved her … Continue reading

My Hazel Staff

Poetry and intuition Thats my Hazel staff An affinity with water From ancient woodland Half as olde As One Methusela Mercury its deity Its gender being masculine Ruled by the sun Where heat is free Good for wands And divining … Continue reading

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