Humanistic Paganism

Category: poetry


[Rotting Silver] “How Paradise Was Lost” by B. T. Newberg

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In search of the lover from her dream, God traveled long and far and wide in the world. Through this journey she discovered diseases, death, abusive people, selfish leaders, liars, cheats, maladies of all kinds, and those who slay and…

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[Rotting Silver] “Dearly Departed, O Vapor of Earth” by B. T. Newberg

Image Credit: "Happy Winter Solstice" by Caroline

Dearly departed, O vapor of earth,

Though briefly sprayed, arise now for thy rebirth;

And though thy mist shall roll beyond the veil,

O’er summery lands or listless oceans pale,

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[Rotting Silver] “Parable of the Wrestler’s Lover” by B. T. Newberg

Image Credit: "Conscience" by Kharlamov

In the wanderings of the Goddess, she came upon a traveling wrestler challenging all comers. The wrestler said, “They call me ‘I am.’ For within this ring, I am the power that determines the worthy. All that are not worthy…

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[Rotting Silver] “To the Vale Inanna Says” by B. T. Newberg

Split Head in Water by DasWortgewand

What whispers as I stalk the midnight hills? Thickly fell the darkness roundabout; Like pitch it filled the cataracts and rills, And took my vision, so that I may doubt My step, but then as from the earth my shout…

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My Path to Paganism, by Tyler Clow

Road Home

Paganism is not just about worshiping the gods. To many, it is just as much about celebrating the cycle of seasons and harvests in the Wheel of the Year, honoring your ancestors by continuing their traditions, recognizing and embracing your role as part of nature, connecting with your fellow humans and other beings with whom you share space, and of course, being a part of something greater than yourself. And I can securely say that after a long and trying journey, I have finally found my way home.

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