Dark Moon Circle

1981 Cynthia McQuillin

Performed by Avalon Rising

Lady, hey, steal away--
Join us in the woodlands.
Revel high through the night
Until the dawn is at hand

CH:
Nightingale sings and wails;
She's our secret keeping.
Dead of night, dark moon light,
All the men are sleeping--
All the men are sleeping

Spirit high, come dance with me,
Air and earth and water free.
Lay your hand upon my breast,
Take me to your blessed rest.

CH:
Nightingale sings and wails;
She's our secret keeping.
Dead of night, dark moon light,
All the men are sleeping--
All the men are sleeping

Gladly join the circle dance,
There's no telling what may chance.
Linger while the fires die,
With the sacred lover lie.

CH:
Nightingale sings and wails;
She's our secret keeping.
Dead of night, dark moon light,
All the men are sleeping--
All the men are sleeping

Lady, hey, steal away--
Join us in the woodlands.
Revel high through the night,
Until the dawn is at hand.

CH:
Nightingale sings and wails;
She's our secret keeping.
Dead of night, dark moon light,
All the men are sleeping--
All the men are sleeping

Appropriate for Esbats or anything celebrating only Goddess energy or feminism

 Faerie Tale
By Spiral Dance

Through the dark and cold winter long
they hold together in ancient song
waiting for the spring
to set them free,
by oak and ash and rowan tree

And they'll dance all night till the sun does rise
and spread its beams across the skies
and then they'll speak their secrets wise
in the arms of the great stone circle.

And if you go around widdershin
there's faerie folk who live within
it's nine times round you must dance and spin
in the arms of the great stone circle.

Light light a fire in the night
jump through the flames as the flames burn bright
see the world through elfin sight
in the arms of the great stone circle.

Sing to the moon when she is round
and luck for you will then abound
what you seek for shall be found
in the arms of the great stone circle

Come with me at halloween
and follow the march of the faerie queen
on elf king hill she shall be seen
in the arms of the great stone circle

And if you go around widdershin
there's faerie folk who live within
it's nine times round you must dance and spin
in the arms of the great stone circle.

Light light a fire in the night
jump through the flames as the flames burn bright
see the world through elfin sight
in the arms of the great stone circle.

Appropriate for any celebration that gives honor to 
faeries (Ostara, Beltane)



 

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