(Poem) Embedded in the Turquoise Bands by Gloria Manthos


Coral snake slithers

Circling corazón sangrante;

Squeezes – to cauterize the wound.


Ceres in snow,

Sheltered from the sweat of summer,

Birthed memory of stone.


Egg, explosion, end of existence –

World birthed anew.

Coral snake slithers


Squeezes around

The heart once true.

Brigid bakes harvest bread

Spreads her seeds,

Husks swaying in the breeze.


Coral snake slithers,

Headdress of Atonement.

The Coral Midgard Snake,

Pet to Persephone

The loved one.


What has been done

Cannot be undone

Read Meet Mago Contributor, Gloria Manthos.

We, the co-editors, contributors, and advisers, have started the Mago Web (Cross-cultural Goddess Web) to rekindle old Gynocentric Unity in our time. Now YOU can help us raise this torch high to the Primordial Mountain Home (Our Mother Earth Herself) wherein everyone is embraced in WE. There are many ways to support Return to Mago. You may donate to us. No amount is too small for us. For your time and skill, please email Helen Hwang (magoism@gmail.com). Please take an action today and we need that! Thank YOU in Goddesshood of all beings!

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