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                                                New Words & Old 
               In the autumn of the lightnings, in the mighty-voic`ed throng 
               In the twilight were the offerings, with both chants and   full-throat song: 
                     These the People, born to silence 
                     These the Seekers, born to sight 
                     These the Wanderers, born to roaming 
                     These frail Humans, born to night... 
               In the winter's swirling blizzard, in the quaking of great   trees In the
             night-black child of charring, in the wavering,   fitful breeze: 
                     These the Wicca, seeking knowledge 
                     These the Shamen, knowing care 
                     These the Students, always reading 
                     These the Hopeful, who despair... 
               In the spring-tide's joyous growing, in the flower and the leaf   In the summer's
             dearth and plenty, saving up to stoke Belief: 
                     Hear the Mother, gentle-voicings 
                     Hear the Father, rumbled whisper 
                     Hear the Children, gay and laughing 
                     Hear the Many -- sing your vesper... 
               Now the Bard and Druid gather 
               Now the Priestess calls afar 
               Now the Time to Watch and Listen 
               Now the Time to practice more! 
                                           Kihe Blackeagle 

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