Sister Fire

From Tarot of The Spirit, by Pamela Eakins

On this dark day

With no seeming causation

The young priestess

Heads out to the cliff

Cloudforms surround her

Threatening to stop her

But still

Staff in hand

She sets out on the path

Barefoot

With ceremonial gown

And cape

Hair billowing in the wild wind

She continues

She feels the fine particles

Pressing against her soles

Sandy bits rough between toes

Cool air caressing lashes

She feels Her

She hears Her, too

In the distance, the shrill cry of Hawk

Pierces the air

Vibrating

She is moved forth

She does not yet know all that can destroy her

All that can decimate her

All that can

Bring

Her

To

Her

Knees

Fresh and dewy

Her excitement for life

Flames within

On this dark day

I remember

Her

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