Hunter\\'s Moon

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Came the cold and distant midnight

Tolling long bell steel and frost

Calling all to bide and cherish

Calling all who were cold and lost

Came the silk black wings of night

Came the moon birds sweetness calling

Feathering high upon their flight

Mercury stars fire flashing


 As though to meet them

Beneath a hunter’s moon for light


In the silver bright extolling

Came there witch and wanton warlock

Dancing to the Sylvan music

Dancing to the song and pipe

Where whiten unicorn and dryad

And the tiny elfin fly



In the


In the circle upon the stone

Where she of no sin

Waits alone

Beneath the sky


Beneath the stars



A Hunter’s Moon



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Tue 5th Jan 2010 16:04

Hi Augusta. Please could you tag this with WOLOP.dec, as you were nominated again this month. x

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Jeff Dawson

Sat 26th Dec 2009 11:50

Hi Augusta, eery and very haunting, marvellous writing - in addition to the other well deserved compliments! Becoming rather a fan of your work, great stuff, best wishes, hope to catch up with you soon Jeff X

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Thu 10th Dec 2009 18:24

A dark and powerful poem,reminiscent of The Raven, enigmatic and to follow that, a good belting from John.

What more could a girl wish for?

Thank you all one and all.

Augusta x

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Ann Foxglove

Wed 9th Dec 2009 07:55

A dark and powerful poem. I love "calling all to bide and cherish" and the elves! We need more elvs in poetry! Maybe, Thermo, the "she of no sin" is a virgin about to be sacrificed? Hope not!

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Tue 8th Dec 2009 20:53



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Tue 8th Dec 2009 19:41

Very Atmospheric, enigmatic too, I am trying to imagine who ' She of no sin' is.
I am sure witches are more wanton than warlocks though lol ;-)

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John Coopey

Mon 7th Dec 2009 23:13

Belting, Augusta.
Reminiscent of The Raven in the rhythms and its understatement.
Don't know what's happening but it's got me shit-scared.

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