Lord of the Deep: I begin my journey.

We had rehearsed, we had got ready in our robes. I was in deepest, wettest Derbyshire and yet….

As we all stood outside the double doors listening to a man in a skirt reading us the introduction text.

“To empty the wells,

To empty the wells of the land,

To empty the shallow wells of the land,

To empty the deep wells furnished with hoisting ropes”

********

I began to question where and when I was. Was I willow or Limma.

Gilgamesh knocked upon the the double doors of the Peach Room for the last time. From then on they would be the temple doors.

The Guardian of the temple opened the doors. Gilgamesh strode in, inclining his head towards the Guardian. Then as one the six fates I lined up behind him.
We enter in order

Fate Ia Fate Limma

Fate Imin Fate Min

Fate Ussu Fate Ash

Then everyone else,

Anu and Aruru are to bring up the rear of these procession.

******

Then the music begins

Suddenly I am Limma, and I am back in the ancient land of Sumer. I feel the sun warm me and the sand hot between my toes.

I see the temple and outside I see The Eternal City of Uruk.

I start my journey.

Image from Pixabay

36 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    May 02, 2019 @ 11:43:00

    Wonderful πŸ’œ

    Reply

  2. Jane Dougherty
    May 02, 2019 @ 12:42:31

    Wow!

    Reply

  3. Alethea Kehas
    May 02, 2019 @ 14:42:42

    These gave me the chills it deserves and makes me miss the power of these weekends. Looking forward to the next installment ❀

    Reply

  4. Sue Vincent
    May 02, 2019 @ 16:13:27

    One line from this really stood out…’from then on, they would be the temple doors…’. It can be quite disconcerting, as well as beautiful, when that inner change happens…

    Mind you, Stu looks good in that skirt πŸ˜‰

    Reply

  5. Ben Naga
    May 02, 2019 @ 17:07:42

    Why not build (y)our own cosmology?

    https://bennaga.wordpress.com/2018/10/22/rainbow-bridge-republished/

    πŸ™‚

    Reply

  6. Hélène - Willow Poetry
    May 03, 2019 @ 01:11:54

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful journey Willow. I anxiously wait your next post.

    Reply

  7. Jordy
    May 03, 2019 @ 13:08:21

    Reblogged this on Jordy’s Streamings.

    Reply

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