Monthly Archives: August 2017

A hymn to Hibernia

The fumigation from turf. I speak to thee, Hibernia, irrepressible and unbowed, goddess eternal, invincible guardian: nought but thy sacred vigil could preserve thy people through centuries of turmoil, hunger, and loss. Thy fingers pluck the strings of thy sacred … Continue reading

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A hymn to Epona

Following up on my theme from yesterday of experimenting with different metres for hymns for particular deities, below is a hymn to Epona. Hear me, majestic Epona my queen, you who delight in the flying of hoofs pounding the earth … Continue reading

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A hymn to Mercury

So I’ve been playing around with metres lately, and it occurred to me that it might be fitting to fashion the metre of a particular hymn so that its cadence would be particularly evocative of the genius of the deity … Continue reading

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