Poetry 

Original poetic musings & captures from the magick of the human experience. 

Community in You & Me

Across time and across the vast oceanic expanse of the galaxy
Here we are gathered at this present moment to be in communal poetry 

We thank the ones who came before us and we give gratitude to those who will come

For as we revive the spirit of ritual, of ceremony, of coming together intentionally

We open up new space for healing, 

We give each other permission for unadulterated joy and shoulder weeping, 

We give each other the outline of a structure that breathes like we do, 

Leaning in and leaning back, watching us dance and dancing with us, 

All eyes on us and all our own eyes turned back on ourselves when we are reminded

That when we open our eyes to see the way that others breathe

We are reminded to take our own deep sip of the air between the you and me 

And to recognise the eyes behind the eyes

The one who too is celebrating, loving, grieving and leaping into creativity and family, 

The one who too is day dreaming of a quiet home in the forest, a place to be themselves, a place to belong and satiate that sweet beautiful longing, 

The one who too is beginning the remembering that home lives beneath our feet 

And in the wind that catches your hair and the sun that darkens our skin

Home is in the center of you 

Where creation lives and beats out its drum in a rhythm that feeds your life-incarnate soul, 

Here we are gathered in the present moment

To contemplate, to integrate, to commiserate and to take this time to celebrate

All our many blessings and those to come 

And touching our hands to our hearts with a smile we know is shared, 

We give thanks we give thanks we give thanks   

- Farrah Theresa, August 2022, written for Enliven Festival Opening Ceremony

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Eclipse Love

The Sun + The Moon fell in love 

At the dawn of time 

Knowing that they would carry the light for the leaves

And the darkness for sleep 

They celebrated their unique union to feed the planet earth with their dream, 

And so one fateful day they embraced and set to work and ascended to the sky, 

Only to realise that they would stand back to back , 

Unable to communicate 

Until the gods saw their pain and declared they’d find a way for them to meet, 

And so the moon surprised the sun one day 

At noontime warmth 

And the celestial bodies blushed crimson 

At seeing each other’s faces again, 

At standing orb to orb , soul to soul , they whispered the secrets of the dawn and dusk

Sweet melodies of bold and infinite love, 

Until the gods parted their curtains

And the sun and the moon dreamt their days away wondering when they would meet again,  

What sweet star-crossed love , 

To want for a permanent total-eclipse

But alas, for if their hearts did not follow that divinely gifted rhythm,
None of the love they would make would grow and no dreams would decorate the night, 
And so they rose together, back to back, heart to heart, knowing that their moon-sun light would shine in tandem, near, far and apart. 

- Farrah Theresa, June 2022 in the midst of Conscious Uncoupling