Lady of Crossroads

Lady of Crossroads

A Poem by Gregory Stires

this is my first try at writing a tanka poem.

Goddess of crossroads
Torches lighting the paths way,
She who works afar
Night wandering Hekate
Lady who nurses the young

© 2016 Gregory Stires

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What does "she who works afar" refer to? I hadn't heard of Hecate being known for nursing the young. Favorite line: "Night wandering Hekate"

Posted 6 Years Ago

Gregory Stires

6 Years Ago

hecate name means she who works from afar, and one of her titles refer her to as a nurse of the youn.. read more
This poem is very pretty; it has a ring of majesticness to it through the short, descriptive lines; and it's amazing the story you're telling through here.

Posted 6 Years Ago

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Added on May 16, 2016
Last Updated on May 23, 2016
Tags: tanka, poem, goddess, hecate, Greek Goddess, Pagan, poetry, pagan poetry, Torches, Night, Crossroads