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Nocturnal Goddess (April 2018)

 

The Welcome unto the Goddess
Honour I give to the Hecate, Blessed am I in your presence.
Thaks I give unto thee Mighty Queen of Hell;
I Call forth thy Power and thy Guidance;
The Teachings of Goddess and Horned GOd;
Light the Torch of Gnosis Dark Lady;
The Path of Hecate Illumined;
Through Elven Blood and Dark Wich Night.
–Mark Alan Smith

 

“The goddess is red with the fire of life; the earth, the solar system, the galaxies of far-extending space all swell within her womb. For she is the world creatrix, ever mother, ever virgin. She encompasses the encompassing, nourishes the nourishing, and and is the life of everything that lives.
“She is also the death of everything that dies. The whole round of existence is accomplished within her sway, from birth, through adolescence, maturity, and senescence, to the grave. She is the womb and the tomb: the sow that eats her farrow. Thus she unites the ‘good’ and the ‘bad,’ exhibiting the two modes of the remembered mother. The devotee is expected to contemplate the two with equal equanimity.”
–Joseph Campbell

 

She whispers in my ear and speaks in my dreams. I have awareness of her even when I don’t directly feel her presence. She is there in my choices and in my understanding and now I will seek her more often

 

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From Her Lunar Tower by GAR

 

The Night Is Hers (Redux) by GAR

 

Awakening Shadows (March 2018)

 

The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination.
— Howard Phillips Lovecraft.

 

I seek not to comfort
but to be a gardener
planting dark seeds
awakening the shadow within
inspiring deeper understanding
of our inner world
and what dwells there in the depths

 

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Faces of Transition (redux) by GAR

 

Random Sacrifice

 

Vampyric Observances (March 2018)

 

I awaken hunger
I feed the occulted beast
I rip off this civilized façade
and feel the raw power surge
from the seeds of the self
too long repressed.
I offer myself
with no hesitation
I receive all that is due
I will journey through
shadowed tunnels and vaults
and the light shall shadow become
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Vampyric Observation by GAR

 

Moving On (redux) by GAR

 

Dispersion (March 2018)

 

“There is no escape. You can’t be a vagabond and an artist and still be a solid citizen, a wholesome, upstanding man. You want to get drunk, so you have to accept the hangover. You say yes to the sunlight and pure fantasies, so you have to say yes to the filth and the nausea. Everything is within you, gold and mud, happiness and pain, the laughter of childhood and the apprehension of death. Say yes to everything, shirk nothing. Don’t try to lie to yourself. You are not a solid citizen. You are not a Greek. You are not harmonious, or the master of yourself. You are a bird in the storm. Let it storm! Let it drive you!”
— Herman Hesse

 

Do not be content
Learn your innermost secrets and fears
Reveal the delusions that hide within you
Throw yourself into the abyss
and let the flames burn you
How can you transcend
if you blind yourself
to your depths
fall into those depths
writhe and rise
No liberation comes without owning your chains

 

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Star Reach (Redux) by GAR >/h5>
 

Ravens Dispersing by GAR

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Inner Voidance (March 2018)

 

“Here is the Path written in blood, blood fresh fallen from the Stars in their seasons, fallen to the opened hearts of Those who look beyond both themselves and the Stars in heaven. That which is seen is not that which should be sought. Seek it in the Pearl that is set upon the Dragon’s brow.”
–Andrew Chumbley

 

“I have seen beyond the bounds of infinity and drawn down demons from the stars…”
— H.P. Lovecraft

 

Sanatas
Feel the flow of power
flood into you
connected and apart
you are the darkness within
the black sun at the centre
projected outwards
Feed from the universe
and project your will.
Transform with dark alchemy
finding liberation in immolation
and ascend amidst the desolation

 

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Heartbreak Ends With Time (redux) by GAR

 

Unlocking the Inner Mystery by GAR

 

Above the Tree by GAR

 

Emissaries At Dusk (March 2018)

 

Carry forth your messages
Invoke those who will help
Reach within without
Feel passion at the deepest levels
using your love, your hate your desire
and most of all your will
Cut the knots within
and tear your veil asunder
Reach outward and draw the energy to you
and become that which isn’t yet

 

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Night Wolf Spirit (Redux) by GAR

 

From His Cave Watching the Last Sunset by GAR

 

Emissaries by GAR

 

Nourishing Whispers, Controlled Folly and Lunar Echoes (February 2018)

 

Another Castaneda quote and a concept that I really resonate with:

 

A man of knowledge knows that his life will be over altogether too soon. He knows that he, as well as everybody else, is not going anywhere; he knows that nothing is more important than anything else. … Under these circumstances his only tie to his fellow men is his controlled folly. Thus a man of knowledge endeavors and sweats and puffs and, if one looks at him, he is just like any ordinary man, except that the folly of his life is under control. Nothing being more important than anything else, a man of knowledge chooses any act and acts it out as if it matters to him. His controlled folly makes him say that what he does matters and makes him act as if it did, and yet he knows that it doesn’t. So when he fulfills his acts, he retreats in peace and whether his acts were good or bad, or worked or didn’t, it is in no way part of his concern.
— Carlos Castaneda

 

How many of those reading this feels like they practice this concept of controlled folly in their own lives?

 

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Receiving Nourishment by GAR

 

Mysterious Pathways (redux) by GAR

 

Lunar Echoes by GAR