Feast, Wild Ones

Feast, wild ones
in the halls of those
who have gone before you.

Know the healing
of your essential self
as your soul moves
between the worlds,
even as the molecules
of your physical self
seeks once more
their place in the reservoir
of elements supporting
the life and beings of our world.

Feast, wild ones
in the halls of those
who have gone before you,
who wait your arrival amongst them.

Treecestors
Lioncestors
Elephantcestors
Squirrelcestors
Badgercestors
Bluetitcestors
Hibiscuscestors

Those of the clan and kind
of any wild being,
animal or plant,
who this day makes
the perilous and liberating journey
across the divide between
life and death,
living and dying.

Feast, wild ones
in the halls of those
who have gone before you,
who wait your arrival amongst them,
who know the trauma of leaving life.

Go free each of you,
those poached or trapped,
those culled or hunted,
those lost to disease,
to accident,
to predation,
I mourn your loss;
each of you was part
of a place, a pride, a family,
a herd, a sett, a nest,
and your absence will be felt
by those who will not see you
again in this life.

Feast, wild ones
in the halls of those
who have gone before you,
who wait your arrival amongst them,
who know the trauma of leaving life,
who now welcome you to the place of healing.

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Cauldron Keeper

You bide by the cauldron,
insistent the feast
must be prepared,
and be ready to share.

You brook no excuses,
accept no lame reason,
the cauldron might be empty,
or contents ignored

You bide by the cauldron,
insistent the feast
must be prepared,
and be ready to share.

You remain vigilant,
missing no opportunity
to challenge and rebuke
under-worked ideas ill-formed.

You bide by the cauldron,
insistent the feast
must be prepared,
and be ready to share.

You demand absolutely,
that through the struggle
beauty eventually develops
as order from chaos.

You bide by the cauldron,
insistent the feast
must be prepared,
and be ready to share.

You relent only,
in the mystery of creation,
when words emerge patterned,
and ready to share.