Miscellaneous Musings...

Blodeuwedd’s Song

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She is formed from nine blossoms

Nine buds of various kinds

From primrose of the mountains

Broom, meadowsweet and cockle

Together intertwined

            Long and white are Her fingers

            As the ninth wave of the sea

From the bean in its shade bearing

A white spectral army

Of earth, of the earthly kind

From blossoms of the nettle

Oak, thorn and bashful chestnut

            Long and white are Her fingers

            As the ninth wave of the sea

Nine powers of nine flowers

Nine powers in her combine

Nine buds of plant and tree

            Long and white are Her fingers

            As the ninth wave of the sea.

 

Adapted from Robert Graves’ Hanes Blodeuwedd

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I'm in my late forties, my interests are varied but since menopause hit a few years ago, I find myself becoming a "grumpy old woman" all too frequently - where has my infinite patience gone!?! Lol!
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