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TALKING WITH THE ANCESTORS

TALKING WITH THE ANCESTORS

Today is Samhain, the ancient Irish holiday
in which fairy folk (I’m part fairy)
and “dead” kin can connect
even more readily
with the living

Honoring relationships & valuing Reality
is what it’s about, as are most
holidays

I’m Lady
so I’m compelled
to do stuff for Reality,
help it work stuff out

I welcome this time to celebrate the harvest,
note the hastened shortening of daylight
& the bundling up of consciousness into
more introspection, the kitchen rituals
of domestic life

And of course this holiday is
for honoring ancestors who are
no longer in the flesh as we
commonly know it,
here

I address Grandma & Grandpa Ireland
every day in my morning letter
to the Universe

& they talk to me through the radio
of sound and signal that abounds around us

They give advice, say hello–mostly say hello
& don’t worry, be cheerful & Grandpa says,
“Hey, when are you going to work on
my memoir again?”

I ask them about Heaven, God
oft get some answer about Energy & Christ,
Buddha & Hindu mantras, Universal Mother
& a panoply of references,
spiritual smorgasbord

Lots about Energy
and lots of “I love yous”

(God is pretty OK)

~ Lady

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