ziibi~ June 28

The full Moon rises to the East~

She dances under the Birch
To the music of her soul
Bare feet against wet Earth
Freer then she has ever known

She dances a healing dance
To cleanse the invisible wounds
Buried through generations
Deep within the soul

She dances for all women
Young, weak, strong and old
Around the earth
Through all of time

She dances secret knowledge
Beats of movement and song
Mothers have taught Daughters
Since the days of Avalon

She dances under the full Moon
Encircled by the magic
As they have for Centuries
And will forever more

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23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. slpmartin
    Jun 28, 2010 @ 10:12:23

    Such fine portrait you paint with your woords…one that touches the senses…one can feel and see the dancer so well and the intensity of the dance.

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  2. Kavita
    Jun 30, 2010 @ 11:45:14

    So vivid!! It reminded me of Paulo Coelho’s “Brida”…
    Your choice of words was mindblowing! Could imagine the dance right before my eyes..

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  3. Gally
    Jun 30, 2010 @ 16:08:47

    Beautiful poem, well done!

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  4. Emmanuel Ibok
    Jun 30, 2010 @ 18:51:32

    Well written. It was a pleasure to read…cheers!

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  5. ncbeachcomber_asa
    Jun 30, 2010 @ 20:46:16

    I like the feel of this, so easy to visualize them dancing in the light of the moon. thanks asa

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  6. buttercup600
    Jun 30, 2010 @ 21:41:43

    Very powerful and heartfelt poem…magical!!!

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  7. fiveloaf
    Jun 30, 2010 @ 23:00:47

    very nicely worded.. 🙂

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  8. Amit Khanna
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 06:45:09

    Mystic and wonderful!

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  9. D.S. Lear
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 08:03:18

    a very beautiful moving dance..may it continue!

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  10. dustus
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 09:36:38

    Like your style. You can feel the movement through your words. Awesome

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  11. lazylinerazmattazz
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 11:02:57

    Really like the repeated image of dancing and the link to the ages – good stuff.

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  12. megzone
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 11:40:58

    aaawww…thats such a beautidful poem..
    someday i wish to dance under the moonlight barefeet on the wet earth 😀

    here from Jingle’s Rally
    you can check my poem at
    http://megzone.wordpress.com/2010/07/01/thursday-poets-rally-footboard-traveller/

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  13. Morganna
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 15:23:59

    A powerful poem with some powerful imagery.

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  14. malexzander
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 18:38:56

    This was a very well written poem. I love the images that I got from reading it! Nice Job!

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  15. nanno1982
    Jul 01, 2010 @ 19:20:24

    I agree.. I felt the heat of the dance.. a cheer to all women..
    beautiful

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  16. PinkLady
    Jul 02, 2010 @ 08:42:25

    i can almost see her dancing… lovely poem!

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  17. Poet Traveler
    Jul 02, 2010 @ 18:07:42

    Dear Zibby & Windy,
    Hi, I’m taking part in Jingle’s thursday-poets-rally and am here to read your poetry
    and to extend encouragement and my very best wishes and hopes for your writing success! 🙂

    …..”She dances secret knowledge
    Beats of movement and song
    Mothers have taught Daughters
    Since the days of Avalon”……

    Part of a simply wonderful rhythmic poem that conjures up such beautiful images. Excellent!

    ps: The below mentioned links will take you separately to Jingle’s page and to my own page where you can see my own poetry. Hope you like what you see there!

    John 🙂

    Poet Traveler
    http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/06/30/thursday-poets-rally-week-24-july-1-7-2010/

    http://poettraveler.wordpress.com/2010/07/02/dominica-i-shall-not-weep/

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  18. dragonfliesandgoosebumps
    Jul 03, 2010 @ 19:12:14

    I loved it! It’s exactly how I feel about the moon. 😉

    Keep it up girls! It’s awesome that you’re doing this.

    Mel
    http://dragonfliesandgoosebumps.wordpress.com

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  19. kelleygrrl
    Jul 03, 2010 @ 22:25:24

    Your words provided such great imagery…thank you.

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  20. dancingfreak
    Jul 04, 2010 @ 05:55:46

    lovely lines 🙂 i enjoyed it

    my link:

    http://www.harshikaram.wordpress.com

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  21. Cerridwyn Tiponi
    Jul 05, 2010 @ 07:45:34

    Terrific poem…loved the symbolism. Keep up the good work!

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  22. Jingle
    Jul 06, 2010 @ 09:24:21

    please visit poets back to return favors…
    thank you!

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  23. Jingle
    Jul 06, 2010 @ 09:25:04

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