Thursday, October 20, 2016

Peace Potion~~For Witches in Fiction 2016 Spelling Healing into a Rotting World

Drop by drop,
oil from the plant
with heart-shaped leaves,
pooled across the top
of the gift from
the coconut.
As it hit
the surface tension,
an explosion
of herbal goodness
lifted into the air,
promising calm
on top of goodwill.
Drops of constant faith followed,
saturating the room
with the scents
 of a Morrocan market,
exotic and beautiful
as a night in Casablanca.
The sweet, heavy scent
that then bloomed
gave assurance
of a mind in balance,
Its tonic rooted
in the volcanic soil
of an island
that danced the Senga
to the beat of the ravanne,
the tingle of triangles,
with words sang in Creole.
From the groves
of a landlocked nation
seeded by Jesuits,
the haunting aroma
of the bitter orange
fed the senses
with relief from the anxiety
that fuels our anger,
our pain.
Plant of Osiris,
symbol of joy,
elixir for the heart,
warm and spicy,
fulfilling the dream
of freedom from stress.
With formula finished,
a prayer to a Goddess offered,
eyes closed, hands poised,
an invocation was voiced.
Spelled magic,
twirled with energy
infused into the mixture.
This potion that could
be the present of peace
to a troubled world,
a healing brew
to banish alarm
and dread from the
hearts of the empaths
so they may stand
strong in their gift
of deep healing
to us all,
that we may be fearless
in living
the true definition
of love one another,
secure in the knowing
that we are one.

For those interested, these are the actual oils in no particular order: Clary Sage, Geranium, Cedarwood, Marjoram, Pettigrain, coconut oil for the carrier oil

Make sure you fly by to see the other great posts from all the wonderful people that are participating in the blog hop this year. Here is the handy dandy link: http://magalyguerrero.com/spelling-healing-into-a-rotting-world-witches-in-fiction-2016/

39 comments:

  1. What a beautifully serene scene you have painted....I close my eyes and feel the peace and inhale the fragrance of clarity :D XXX

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    1. Thank you, Gina! This is an oil I carry with me in my purse. It helps so much with anxiety. Peace and clarity are great tonics for the Soul!

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  2. I love that you gave a healing potion its own song.

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    1. Thank you, Rommy! This is about Hestia, the oil I carry in my purse. Moving to Phoenix caused driving anxiety, so it helps me not freak out when I have to be in traffic or go somewhere I haven't been.

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  3. Oh this is absolutely gorgeous :D I love the idea of "Plant of Osiris, symbol of joy, elixir for the heart, warm and spicy, fulfilling the dream of freedom from stress" Sigh.. beautifully executed.


    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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    1. Sanaa, than you so much! There is so much healing in the plant world. I wish we took better care of it!

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  4. I could really see this scent traveling around the world, healing as it went.

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    1. If that could only be so! Such a huge problem, but we shall have to tackle it one person at a time. Thank you for stopping by and commenting!

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  5. Your poem pleases and calms; nature infused with goodness to heal an ailing world. And that line, "that we may be fearless in living the true definition of love...in the knowing that we are one." is so powerful. It reminds of this quote,"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."
    A lovely soothing rhythm too, in your piece potion!

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    1. Thank you, Khaya! It seems like such a simple notion that we are all one, I don't know why we have such trouble implementing that knowledge and the lesson that goes with it. I so appreciate your comments!

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  6. Sharon, this touched me to my soul. I visualized the healing. So mote it be, xoxo Oma Linda

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    1. So mote it be! Thank you with all my heart, Linda!

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  7. Oh, Sharon, this is deliciously powerful. I can smell the ingredients--especially the coconut, for some reason. And like Khaya, I find your weaving of the words so very soothing. I can feel the spell taking effect... perhaps, because my heart is completely open to it. ♥

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    1. Thank you for understanding the workings of my craft. I hope the spell does take effect. I know that this blend works for me. I am so glad that I was able to participate! Think I will send what words pop out for Sedna!

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  8. What a pleasant journey & trance I just arrived from. You are a bundle of magic.

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    1. Thank you, Holly! I am so glad you enjoyed my aromatherapy journey. I think we are all magic. We just need to remember that we are!

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  9. What a brilliant idea described in this piece! You had me so immersed...Wonderful work Sharon!

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    1. Thank you so much, Ioanna! I am an aromatherapist and am so honored to be able to work with these magical oils!

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  10. This is exquisite, Sharon! So evocative! Magaly is right about the aroma of the ingredients. It is calming and stimulating to the senses, yet also deeply powerful at the core. I love it!

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    1. I am so happy that you liked my piece. Essential oils are so magical. Thank you so very much for taking the time to come by and leave a comment!

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  11. I have just this night discovered this blog and community. I think I was lead here. This poem, these oils, I have a need for this. Thank you.

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    1. Thank you, Holly! Our Magaly is quite the Pied Piper. I am overjoyed that you followed your intuition!

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  12. An elixir of love made by an elixir of words.
    Take me away...

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    1. Oh, Martin! What a lovely thing to say! Thank you so much for your kind words!

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  13. Oh Sharon your present of peace, I could feel it's magic working, your words carried that scent through the air, we need to breathe and bathe in these heady potions, beautiful!

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    1. Thank you ever so much, Shelle! I value your comments so much!

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  14. A Potion that sings! This was delicious.

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    1. Thank you, Ben! I love that you think it sings!

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  15. Wow Sharon!!! Truly WOW!!! Powerful! You touched my soul! We all need to be wearing this healing potion! Big Hugs and Many Blessings!

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    1. Thank you, Stacy! This blend helps me so much! Hugs back to you!

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  16. hi Sharon! I am a little late for checking out your post...
    But it is a lovely peace of poetry filled with magic! your words flow like a river... beautiful!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by. Your comment made my day!

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  17. Beautiful calming poem:) I love how it made me feel, thank you.

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    1. The oils were my inspiration! I am so happy that it made you feel good.

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  18. Beautiful Sharon! I could see the potion being taken by the wind and the amazing healing aroma circling around Mother Earth. I could almost smell some of my favorite scents as you describe them. Great job. Hugs, Rasz

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    1. If only we could heal the world this way! Thank you for stopping by and the wonderful comments!

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  19. Beautiful Sharon! I could see the potion being taken by the wind and the amazing healing aroma circling around Mother Earth. I could almost smell some of my favorite scents as you describe them. Great job. Hugs, Rasz

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