“Wolf Song” by Vida Vierra

Fresh prints appear on the snows of my remembering

The erupting silence awakens me from hibernation.

I rise to track you through the Milky Way only to tumble back to earth-

You shape shift in the darkness

My pounding heart chases after you into the shadows

Ancestors could call on you once upon a memory. They knew your songs.

This wayward daughter has forgotten the old ways, instincts dulled by abuse

Your golden gaze quiets the breath of this lonely hunter.

Your Sister Moon descends; her light fills my empty belly.

I surrender my arrows, confess my broken vows

I weep my relief into your midnight fur.

You force me to the highest ground, we enter the Spirit Dance

Alive

Vida Vierra

Print by Ian Sexton – © 2007

© 2010

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3 comments

  1. Leslie Thayer Mann · March 10, 2010

    Beautiful… really nice work, Vida. xox

  2. lkthayer · March 10, 2010

    Like my sister Leslie said, beautiful, powerful words my dear, I love squeezing you! 🙂

  3. pammy · March 10, 2010

    Beautiful. So beautiful.

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