The Door Opens

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‘We who still labour by the cromlech on the shore,
The grey cairn on the hill, when day sinks drowned in dew,
Being weary of the world’s empires, bow down to you,
Master of the still stars and of the flaming door.’
—W.B. Yeats 
‘The Valley of the Black Pig’

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Once again I’ve consulted the Magnetic Oracle about one of Jane Dougherty’s Yeats quotes–this one from Day Nineteen.  The Oracle zoned right in on the stars and the flaming door.  Of course that’s always compatible with my artistic pursuits as well…

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In the shadorma form for Shadorma November.

Stars breathe frost
ancient as soul stones–
deep cold fire,
sacred, dark–
roots that wander wild, leaving
paths seeded with light


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23 responses to “The Door Opens”

  1. Jane Dougherty says :

    Gives me goose flesh! The Oracle is definitely in tune with the out there element in Yeats.

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  2. rivrvlogr says :

    Beautiful depth in the art, and your shadorma fits both that and the Yeats perfectly.

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  3. ann christina says :

    So beautiful, Yeats’ and yours! ❤️

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Phil Cooper says :

    It’s a cold, clear night here, this post fits in perfectly!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Jill Kuhn says :

    Your painting is beautiful! Love the colors you used and how they do look like stars in the sky. It appears to be glowing to me. 💫

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  6. merrildsmith says :

    Wow–the Oracle was definitely speaking to you and Yeats. I really love the first two lines.

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  7. Jodi says :

    Again. I cannot decide whether I’m more blown away by the words or art. Beautifully done kerfe!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Sharon Mann says :

    Both writing and art reel me in with your other worldly dimensions, so beautiful Kerfe.

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