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    My Solitary Beltane/May Day Ritual~

    On April 30 into May 1st we Pagan types celebrate Beltane. Beltane is a fire festival honoring the return of the earth’s fertile phase. Beltane is most usually celebrated around the fiery fingers of a robust merry bon fire and dancing beneath a colorful maypole. I have read...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 8 Responses May 1, 2012

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    My May Basket

    One first morning in May years ago I was sitting in my study getting school lunch money ready when someone pulled the door shut. Then I heard a knocking at the door. I opened it, no one was there. Hanging on the door knob was a red construction paper basket filled with fresh wood...
    datura datura 56-60, F 22 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Oh Sun of Paradise - bring your full heat upon

    me until I'm melting in the pain of your pleasure - until futile arms of resistance no longer push back but reach towards. Let the ecstasy of your paralyzing beams penetrate my subtle flesh and stir up the whirlwinds of my spirit. I feel my heart gallop like a wild horse...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 1 Response May 2

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