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Author's Background Notes:  I composed this particular "Black Witches' All Hallows' Eve Black Mass Incantation" originally as part of my epic narrative poem on "Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz," which I posted (in eight different sections) on PoetrySoup on September 20, 2014.  In this instance, I wanted to submit this incantation as a separate standalone document for Halloween 2014.  (I should note from my epic poem on "Rosalia," that in preparation for the ritual Black Mass at midnight, Rosalia recites the following prayer incantation which must be rendered latest at 6:00 pm on the eve of the Black Mass. This is a six-hour process that lasts until midnight when the actual Black Mass ceremony formally commences with the intent and goal of directly summoning Lucifer himself.  This incantation is total fiction on my part.  I wrote it, and therefore, I am the author of it.)  Also, according to medieval legend these Black Mass ceremonies could be held by a witches' coven as they would deem them necessary.  I should also point out, that in centuries past and now in a contemporaneous sense, this type of ceremony does have actual significance each year for witches and sorcerers in the celebration of the "Black Witches' Sabbath" which occurs two times a year:  April 30th on the "Great Sabbath of Walpurgis Nacht" and on October 31st with "Halloween" (All Hallows' Eve).  These are key events during which Coven disciples use the power of incantation and black magic to summon the "Goat of Mendes" by which Lucifer himself would then appear in a physical form as a goat or a ram.  I hope you enjoy this presentation as part of the ongoing celebration for Halloween 2014.  (Gary Bateman - October 5, 2014) (Narrative Incantation)

Categories:  allegory, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, magic.

All Hallows' Eve Black Mass Incantation We Pray in The Name of Our Father Lucifer, Which wert in Heaven: Boil, Boil plague-ridden rats and toads in oil, With a pair of gleaming snake eyes too. Mix in fresh hen’s blood and a rabbit’s paw, With a touch of horse dung and a lizard’s tail too. Add six cups of Vitriol and a tablespoon of Goldwater. Stew, Stew this Stygian alchemic brew for ne’r six hours During Vespers for Our Midnight Black Mass on All Hallows’ Eve. Serve this unholy sustenance to Our Coven at midnight, As we pray in Great Lucifer’s name for his guidance In defeating Jehovah’s forces of good and light. We do this in the name of Great Lucifer—The Dark One. We seek Blackness, Darkness, Degradation, and Negation— As Our Coven has the power of His Power as granted By His Unholiness when the full moon’s shadow Crosses the face of the Earth. Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved October 5, 2014 (Narrative Incantation)

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Date: 10/21/2014 6:06:00 PM
I could easily see this incantation being chanted by robed and hooded figures, encircling a bonfire on Halloween night! I really enjoyed this dark write, Gary. This is exactly the kind of poem that I like reading most. Very enchanting!
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Gary Bateman
Date: 10/22/2014 9:42:00 PM
Kelly, Thanks for dropping by and for your wonderful comments. I am also a big fan of your poetry!! I agree, this stuff is fun to ponder and to write. This incantation is actually taken from my giant epic poem "Rosalia--The Evil Black Witch of the Harz," which I posted in (eight sections) back in Sept. Best Wishes, Gary
Date: 10/7/2014 4:59:00 PM
Wow, stepping into the dark side submerged in darkness gives chills Gary. I enjoy the lighter side of Halloween fun with the smaller kiddies who come to our door looking so cute in their little costumes. Spoken like a grandma with a 2 and half year old granddaughter...
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Date: 10/8/2014 2:04:00 PM
Hello Connie . . . Thanks for your read here. I hope I didn't scare you!! I like all aspects too of Halloween, both light and dark, but I do understand your point with Halloween fun and the little kids. (We were both there too age-wise in the past.) I do enjoy exploring the dark themes, but they are only one aspect of my writing. I read a lot of Cherl Dunn's Dark works too. Cheers, Gary
Date: 10/5/2014 5:33:00 PM
This is your strength Gary, your passion. I really enjoyed not only your poem but your notes as well. I have to add this to my favs, several readings will only enhance the experience for me. Thank you my friend.
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Gary Bateman
Date: 10/6/2014 12:04:00 PM
Maurice my friend . . . Thanks. Glad you liked this incantation and the notes--and thanks for the FAV. (I try to include author notes with everything I write.) You should take a look at my very long epic poem on "Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz." It's a very long read. I hope to publish it separately or with my first anthology of poems eventually. Like Cheri Dunn, I guess the dark stuff is my passion. Gary
Date: 10/5/2014 12:28:00 PM
this chant-like song is so appropriate for deep rituals more searing than a hallow ceremony... bewitching and quite celtic , dave!.. huggs
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Gary Bateman
Date: 10/5/2014 3:18:00 PM
Nette . . . And I thought you would find it quite scary!! Thanks for the read. Best Wishes, Gary
Date: 10/5/2014 9:08:00 AM
A great and truly imaginative write my friend! Truly 1st class writing...Giving this gem a 7 rating .. "We do this in the name of Great Lucifer—The Dark One. We seek Blackness, Darkness, Degradation, and Negation—" Sounds like something I once battled long ago.
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Gary Bateman
Date: 10/5/2014 9:24:00 AM
Robert, Thanks for the read and your very kind observations!!The dark stuff can be interesting to write and to let one's creative imagination flow. But I still believe that the power of goodness and light and the Lord Almighty in the end will still triumph. It helps though to get view of the Dark World too for perspective. Best!!! Gary
Date: 10/5/2014 4:43:00 AM
Wunderbar mein guter freund Gary! Fantastic! After that, Lucifer certainly will elevate you to the rank of High Priest while Shakespeare will live in shame seeing his works surpassed in beauty by yours! A seven!!!
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Gary Bateman
Date: 10/5/2014 8:12:00 AM
Demetrios . . . Thanks my very good friend. You are so kind with your words. I do think that the position in "Faust" of Mephistopheles is already taken. But the High Priest role sounds great. I'm glad you liked this Dark write. I hope Shakespeare doesn't mind. He's one poet I admire greatly, and another one is you!! Best Wishes, Gary
Date: 10/5/2014 3:37:00 AM
now that garry was a top class piece of writing i tip my hat to you
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Gary Bateman
Date: 10/5/2014 3:55:00 AM
Liam, Thank you so much as always my very good friend!! It is a very dark piece for All Hallows' Eve. Personally, I much prefer Angels, Light, Goodness, and Heaven--but like you, I'm writer and I need to explore those venues sometimes that are no so pleasant. Alas! It's Halloween!! I need to check out your latest write too. Cheers and My Best Wishes, Gary