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Frozen…

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Hutchinson River; Wetlands & Long Island Sound – 1/5/18 – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

like my beloved river

I too am frozen in time…

 

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Bear Totem & La Madonna – Photo by Toni Roberts

in retreat

like Bear

I take refuge in my cave of isolation

in this time of hibernation

this trancelike state in which I rest

as new life

develops and grows within

crafted and shaped by

Unseen Hands of an Invisible Creator

 

like Bear

it is not I who doeth the

Work

of

gestationgrowthdevelopment

and the eventual

springtime

birth

of what is new and vital and necessary

for the continued success of this

mysterious venture

of 

fleshbound

spirit

following the 

Creative Directive

of an

Unseen Force

that

simply

is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Another Realization As I Rapidly Approach My 79th Birthday!

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Yemaya Works Her Own Kind Of Magic – Photo by Toni Roberts

Finally…

As the culmination of  79 years in this flesh body rapidly approaches…

 

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If It Weren’t For Grandfather, I’d Still Be Asleep – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

I’m beginning to get a glimmer...

Just a mere glimpse

Of what this HELL called human life on planet earth is TRULY all about…

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Carriers Of The Word…From One Realm To Another – Photo by Toni Roberts 

 

And so I pray that the current

awakening of human consciousness

from its eons of slumber

soon reach

Critical Mass

Lest humanity ultimately destroy itself

from the

ignorance and hubris

so reflected in

America’s 2016 presidential choice

wake up!

time is of the essence!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Observation…

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Altar: The Cauldron III – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

It’s both curious and unfortunate that it takes such grand scale disasters and heartrending tragedies  for us humans to reveal our HUMANITY. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Life…

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Another View: Altar to Oshun & Shango – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

is not for us to

KNOW

or

DO…

 

but

to

BE…

 

 

 

 

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Whenever FEAR Rears Its Ugly Head…

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Light & Shadow On The Water – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

as it is prone to do

sooner or later…

under one set of circumstances

or another…

I simply take

FEAR

in hand and allow

the

omnipotent

omniscient

OMNIPRESENCE

that is part of

WHO

I

AM

to lead us both

out of the

darkness

and into

the

LIGHT

of

peace

understanding

acceptance

and

   RIGHT ACTION

 

 

 

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As I Navigate These New Waters Of My Life…

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Elemental Altar – Photo by Toni Roberts

Everything

Falls into place

Perfectly...

 

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Elemental Altar- (View Two) – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

With the help of my

Elemental

Friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Am Beginning To Realize…As In “Make Real…”

Golden Sunset  - Photo by Toni Roberts

Golden Sunset – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

the many

rewards

of 

unquestioning

trusting

obedience

to a

mysterious

nameless

Inner Directive

that places one’s feet

   for one…

step by careful step

along paths both

known

and

   unknown…

 

 

 

More of Toni Roberts’ Work at:

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Coniunctio…A Poem In Celebration Of The Summer Solstice 2017…

Summer Solstice Altar 2017 - Photo by Toni Roberts

Summer Solstice Altar 2017 – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

(DESCENT OF THE LIGHT)

She, speaking softly

From the folds

Of the wet, dark place

Tells of Her thousand pleasures

 

What perverse misconstruction, asks She

Tells You that I am not The Center?

The Seat of Your Being…of life itself?

Why know You not that Mine is the Passageway to Heaven?

Through Mine Divine Portals

The Breath of Life blows

To scatter Seeds

Of Being…

 

What say You? Asks He

This talk of Holy Entrance?

The Seat of Life?

The Passageway to Heaven?

The Way to Heaven is through Me

What know You of pleasure, indeed?

You, who are bound to earth

To moaning, groaning, writhing and wailing

In ecstasies of the flesh

What know You of the pleasure

Of a bursting star?

Of universes that explode into Being

From molten lava

Which rises from my peak?

 

Fool above

I hear You speak

Know You not the Source

Of the sun-kissed fluid

That ignites within You the spark of Life?

A sad and lifeless sack of dry grey matter

Would You be

Were it not

For Me…

 

Great Slut below,

O Wanton One of earth and flesh

Dare You imply

That rank and reeking place

Where You reside

The Source

Of my sweet elixir of Life?

 

To be sure, My Lord,

That’s what I speak.

Come down to see

How from a thousand ecstasies

Flows the golden fluid

So vital to

Both You and Me…

 

What say You, O’ Fierce and Fearless Ruler

Of the Realm above?

Pierce the dark, warm wetness

Of my Being

With Your shaft of Light

Descend to Me so that I may envelope You

In all the sweetness of my ecstasy

So that I may whisper in Your fair ear

Of a thousand unknown things…

 

Let me wrap my huge, dark loins

About Your stiff, unyielding back

And ride upon You

Waves of endless joy

Pleasure greater than the bursting stars

Of infinite universes

Is Yours to have

For acceptance of my Realm

As the Path to Immortality…

 

Lower Yourself, my Fearless One

Into the deep, dark waters of my Being

Penetrate deeply with the flame

Of your raging passion

Explode within

My

Center

 

Though resist He tries

Her liquid words have set Him

All a quiver

He turns this way, then that

But yet is sucked like shavings by a magnet

Through the Portals

Of Her Secret Place

 

Pray not, He moans

To be forever trapped

In fleshly prison

This Light

That once

Was

I…

 

 

(Note: Copyright 2017 by  Toni Roberts. Originally published by Toni Roberts as “The Fall Of The God” in The Crone Chronicles magazine; 1998)

The Prodigal Daughter Has Returned Home…

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Long Island Sound – 5-29-2017 – Photo by Toni Roberts

my

*38-year-journey

in the

wilderness

has led me in

a

   circle…

right back to my

Ancient Home:

the

heart

that

beats

at the

center

of my

   being

*3+8 =#11; research numerology for significance of the number 11

To All Djembefolas…A Message From Spirit!

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I am Djembefola

I am Woman-through-whom

Spirit speaks

When Djembefola is connected to her drum

As one instrument…

The Drum is Woman…

The Woman is Drum…

The Voice of Mother Africa speaking

It is the energy of Woman

Feminine Energy….

Openness…receptivity…giving…love…

The creative, unifying Energy of Djembefolas…

Rippling out in beats of Love…

Nourishment from the Mother…

Healing the souls of Her wounded children…

Drum on! Djembefola!

Become One with your Drum and continue your Holy Work!

Drum on!

 

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