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The mirrored Pond

The waters bring my soil rich, my ground so blessed so black, Tis you who plough the moral furrow, to till with aching back; So forget the sorrows…

And not to yield

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho’…

October eves

Listen! the wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves We have had our summer evenings now for October eves! Humbert Wolfe (1885 – 1940)  …

Be still…

“Be silent in that solitude, Which is not loneliness—for then The spirits of the dead, who stood In life before thee, are again In death around thee, and…

Meeting at Night

Meeting at Night By Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) I. The grey sea and the long black land; And the yellow half-moon large and low; And the startled…

And damn me if I fail you in the fight!

  God alone knows if battle or surrender Be the true courage; either has its splendour. But since we chose the first, God aid the right, God join…

The inscription set upon the great gate of Theleme

Here enter not vile bigots, hypocrites, Externally devoted apes, base snites, Puffed-up, wry-necked beasts, worse than the Huns, Or Ostrogoths, forerunners of baboons: Cursed snakes, dissembled varlets, seeming…

The Beauty of fragile things

There are a hundred things she has tried to chase away the things she won’t remember and that she can’t even let herself think about because that’s when…

Abiit Ad Maiores

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints…

Candida Felts

A tale of being fucked and found

Coming In Fast and Hard (A tale of being fucked and found) Copyright ©, Candida Felts 2014 Crammed down your throat Drilled into your psyche How the fuck…

The Veil

I think and think: yet still I fail – Why must this lady wear a veil? Why thus elect to mask her face. Beneath that dainty web of…

The Call of the Lady of the Lake

Nimue, Nineve, Niniane, Vivienne Morgan, Morgaine, High Priestesses; Ladies of the Lake, Avalon’s Own. Taliesin, Lancelot, Merlin the Great Arthur and the Great Sword Excalibur; Famous men who…