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.


Epona (polychrome)

Epona: polychrome version of my photo of a relief from Dalheim in Luxembourg, gussied up with woods and roses.

Hear me, majestic Epona my queen,
you who delight in the flying of hoofs
pounding the earth as the whinnies resound.
Those who adore you are blessed with your love,
just as the foal is held dear by the mare.
Springing in plenty from orchard and lea,
bountiful gifts we obtain through your grace.
Noble Epona, no care is beneath you:
lowly or lost, we thrive in your favour.
Kindly keep watch over me on the roadways,
twist though they may, unfamiliar or wild.
Roses I give you and offerings of mead,
apples presented at your sacred shrine:
tokens sincere from my grateful soul.

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About DeoMercurio

I’m a Gaulish polytheist, now back living in lands ceded by the Council of Three Fires after several years’ sojourn in Anatolia and in the land of the Senecas, with frequent travels to Gaul along the way. My grandfather’s family came from the area around Trier, and I identify closely with the Treveri in my religious practice.
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One Response to A hymn to Epona

  1. Very nice! Always happy to see Herself being honored outside of December 18th! 😉

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