Morgause,Morgana, Mordred.

AH! here hangs a complicated tale

So entwined are these three, to shock you this cannot fail.

First there is Morgause the first daughter of Vivienne.

High priestess of the old ways, troubles from her stems.

Her half sister Morgana is Arthur’s too, twists and turns

I tell you so complicated were these three.

If I tell you the tale will you believe me?

Enchantment and witchcraft  playing no small part

Arthur and Morgause  had a child, being related did not keep them apart.

Mordred was the boy’s name he would be a knight and serve Arthur well.

Arthur would not of  known him and Morgause would not tell.

Mordred would fall by Arthur’s hand  at Battle of Camlann

Yet not before Mordred  fatally slays Arthur, a fatal plan.

The sisters locked by blood and magic,shared mother but not father

Both wanted Arthur’s death so they could rule his lands forever.

Morgause also known as Morgan la Fay groomed the boy in magic

She knew Mordred’s  future, saw it all. She cared not his end  be was tragic.

Most evil of the two sisters Morgause  twisted Morgana’s mind.

Morgana, before she knew the truth was loving gentle and kind.

Yet Morgause  whispered harsh truths about Utha , her Mother and father.

This twisted her mind and broke her heart made her hate forever.

A dangerous diamond in Camelots heart, treacherous and scheming

Forever of Camelot ruling she was dreaming.

Father and son but does either of them know,

One given life then deals the other a fatal blow.

Sisters entwined in magic and hate

They scheme against their brother leaving nothing to fate.

AH! here hangs a complicated tale

So entwined are these three, to shock you this cannot fail.

20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Missus Tribble
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 18:30:57

    I’ve grown up loving the Arthurian legends! I really enjoyed this 🙂


    • willowdot21
      Jun 18, 2013 @ 18:38:13

      Yes this is the fourth one I have done so far and I am enjoying it too I am so glad you liked it did you like the others too? xxxxxx


      • Missus Tribble
        Jun 18, 2013 @ 19:36:37

        I must confess to not having read your other three. What with Dad suffering a stroke, R being sectioned, being asked to write for a Hong Kong epilepsy charity, being ill and landing the voluntary position as an entertainment journalist I am sorely behind on blogs – even writing has been difficult to fit in recently!

        I shall definitely go back and take a look though 🙂

      • willowdot21
        Jun 18, 2013 @ 19:41:46

        Phew, you are excused!! sorry about your Dad and R and you being ill but all the other things are big congratulations!! hugs 😉 xxx

  2. kelihasablog
    Jun 18, 2013 @ 23:58:14

    Oh I love watching that series..LOL. This is fantastic! It truly does get confusing to someone who isn’t well acquainted with Arthur’s story. You’ve done a great job here! 😀


  3. penpusherpen
    Jun 19, 2013 @ 12:34:36

    I watched the Merlin Series Willow, and of course they changed the Legend, but most of the characters were there, changed but still recognisable. A legend to beat all legends methinks. Full of spice, hate, love and magic.. Just what the Dr ordered, 🙂 hugs aplenty. xPenx


    • penpusherpen
      Jun 19, 2013 @ 12:36:57

      and of course so tied up was I that I forgot to say, lovely graphic and detailed poem my friend. (Sheeesh!! forget my head if it were loose!! 😉 Not seen it anywhere have you? Wonder where I put it last?) ) xx


      • willowdot21
        Jun 19, 2013 @ 12:53:22

        I know that feeling, I often used to as the customer’s if they had seen my brain in the car park. I said it is a tiny wee grey thingymagib it is definitely harmless!! 🙂 😉

    • willowdot21
      Jun 19, 2013 @ 12:39:14

      Yes I am hoping not to confuse people by telling the original tale but using the glorious pictures from Merlin!! Hugs eternal xxx


  4. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words
    Jun 19, 2013 @ 14:50:38

    Wonderful! from first word it was like flowing on a river hearing the rushing water go over the falls…
    What a Great rendition! and following the Path
    Thank you…a captivating read as I take a break from looking for my Animal Talks LOLs…( I have encountered sooo many spiders this morning…the last one was a beautiful WolfSpider…
    Take Care…


  5. bearspawprint
    Jun 19, 2013 @ 22:40:53

    Incest w/wo enchanment (for an excuse?) was not so rare. Desire is rather like an enchantment. It is part of history, and the primal stories all over the world. Do you imagine music, or listen to actual music while you write?


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