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Dance for Dionysus

Tanka/ Haiku Dionysian’s Drunken Roman Bacchante (1) footnotes God of the Maenads' (2) Female appreciation Tainted murderous servants Maniacal twist Hold each- a sensuous kiss Trained not by hubris Phalli held in revere His spirit flows through rapture Beloved Bacchus Honors Ancient Helena Amathia(3) scorns- Succubus eat them alive Gynarchy apothesized Bacchanalians' (4) Hold wild dances- Worship Drunken honored god Children and men torn apart In a sensuous moment Oh! Oh how we sing! Dionysus flows his wine How we rhyme and chime- Frenzied ****ing in circle Prove to Him our Miracle "Your desires speak- My beloved enchantress Sweat, dance, Love for Me Use My phallice, drink My wine- Worship Me till end of Time" (Haiku) Merry speak, Father As life sprouts forth within spring- Priapic flower. Mythical Treasure Is the lie of unbelief Common man’s relief Under torch in deepest wood Ladies did dance unrestrained In religious ecstasy. 1. Bacchante- Greek & Roman Mythology A priestess or female votary of Bacchus 2. Maenads-Greek Mythology A woman member of the orgiastic cult of Dionysus.. A frenzied woman. 3 Amanthia-Myth & Legend / Classical Myth & Legend) (often capital) of or relating to the orgiastic rites associated with Bacchus it is roughly wisdom's opposite. It means recklessness, deep ignorance about oneself and the nature of the universe. It leads to excess, impatience. He irrationally rejects Dionysus and the new religion; his unthinking and uncompromising scorn for popular piety and the new teachings is neither rational nor open-minded. But he is also very young, and his youth in part excuses his crimes 4 Bacchanalian (Myth & Legend / Classical Myth & Legend) (often capital) of or relating to the orgiastic rites associated with Bacchus

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Date: 5/17/2014 5:08:00 AM
Awesome write, loved this. Congratulations on the win, Amy
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Date: 5/16/2014 12:13:00 AM
HEY AMY, Congratulations!!! Thank you for supporting my contest... Always~ Linda
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Date: 5/7/2012 1:55:00 AM
What a wonderful poem, Amy, when reading one feels apart of this, i appreciate your awesome knowledge of the Gods. one my favourite author from many years ago, Dennis Wheatley would have enjoyed. harry
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