Maypole in Bloom

When May comes, with Beltane’s heat wrapped around her hips, I weave primavera ribbons into every dark. My all—flesh, bone, the womanliest curves of my soul—taste the silk flirting inside my heart… curling towards my thighs… kissing the soil that dances with the bottoms of my feet.

The taps and twists of my soles chant a song of getting and of giving, of sex and heart creating ecstasy, of quickening flesh and dirt, of enticing the Maypole to please Nature’s need of rebirth.

Come for me, May, dance my will wild. Let me love you for multiple whiles… touch me with what Spring hides from Summer, wear me out until my Fall daydreams of slipping into Winter.

the Maypole in bloom,
spring teasing out desires
from all living things

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wee notes
Beltane: the anglicized name for the Gaelic May Day festival, most commonly held on May 1st, or about halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice.
Primavera: the Spanish word for spring.

written for Yesterday Never Dies – Dark Poetry for the Cruellest Month, 2016 (Day 13)
I chose the 30th April prompt, at the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads:
Poetizing the Maypole

Maypole in Bloom

A Beltane Quickie

Beltane is one of my favorite witchy holidays. Since I was old enough to understand the importance of romantic love, passionate lust, and the natural glory found in the full embracement of sexuality, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of a day with lovemaking at its center.

Yes, there are many other customs and rituals attached to May Day, but in my house… on Beltane… the rejoicing in the gifts offered by flesh and spirit we love comes on top.

On this day, I celebrate lust-full bodies and sensual minds, rich soil that wants, sprouting seeds readying to bloom… the delight offered by and given to my Piano Man who told me he “woke up feeling very spiritual today.” How I love that man…

Do something delightful with yourself, with another, or with others… the choice should always be yours… And while you are doing it, aim some of the life-giving energy of your joy towards the replenishing of Gaia… for the sexiest of all Green Ladies needs all the fertility boosting she can get.

Happiest Beltane and May Day frolicking, my Wicked Luvs… ♥

A Beltane Quickie