Vigil for the Dark Moon after Samhain

Words spoken as part of my Dark Moon devotion to mark the passing of Rhiannon:

By Orion’s light
At the dark of the Moon
Now the hawthorn tree is bare

As the Hunter’s spoor is laid tonight
A shadow passes through the veil
Of Annwfn on a Grey Mare.

Rigantona, roses wither on your altar;
As winter falls across the land
I’ll keep your vigil here.

More detail in my Devotional Diary~>

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2 thoughts on “Vigil for the Dark Moon after Samhain

  1. Lovely poem blending your old hymn with the presence of the Hunter. When I was out that evening doing the owl survey for BTO and was walking back in the dark through Greencroft Valley I felt Rigantona’s presence and for a moment almost that I ‘was’ her walking/riding down the dark leaf-strewn ways to Annwn with the Hunter watching overhead…

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