Humanistic Paganism

Category: poetry


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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[Rotting Silver] “Waiting” by B. T. Newberg

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Rotting Silver is a column devoted to this Earth in all its tarnished radiance: poetry, prose, and parables of ugliness alloyed with joy.

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Mid-Month Meditation: “planetize the movement” by Drew Dellinger

Editor’s note: We encourage our readers to take these mid-month meditations as an opportunity to take a short break from everything else. Rather than treating these posts the way you would any other post, set aside 10 minutes someplace quiet…

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Mid-Month Meditation: “Song of the Taste” by Gary Snyder

In anticipation of the autumn equinox … Eating the living germs of grasses Eating the ova of large birds the fleshy sweetness packed around the sperm of swaying trees The muscles of the flanks and thighs of soft-voiced cows the…

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Mid-Month Meditation: A poem by Yona

Editor’s note: This was originally published as a comment to André Solo’s (formerly Drew Jacob “An Open Letter to John Halstead” at RoguePriest. I salute the moon whenever I see him, like a lover being recognized with an airy kiss….

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