(Featured Image upper Panel: “Awaken! The Rain is Coming” Study for Oil © S O’Dwyer 2019. 1.5 X 1m approx)
|Knockaulin Hill Co.Kildare||“21”||26 /11/20|
|Spiritual/Esoteric ref||Gaeilge||Eytmological Root|
|The Sun Palace||Dún Ailinne||Fort/Enclosure of The “Ail” (stone)(of) “linn”|
(generation or time, or course)
The Dún of Ailline At Ailinne I searched for You Aspect of You A Colour or Hue of You Greeted there by your humble sentinel Who hinted at burrows beneath your form Within which I find my mind mining Reaching for the tunnels below. I found at Your fringes An old hollow within which long stones lay. They thought they would conceal Your ancient doorway Within the blackberry brambles. I broke through the hedgerow, I ripped my clothes on the hawthorns needles (pierced are the present defences) To find You there a golden branch in each hand You stood between three broken stones It was Buirech that cast the “Ail of Alend” Your gaze a spear aligned to its mark There You spoke and said “I know each hill, rise or mount, every rock, every creature between here and there. Beyond I see them too I hold them in My stare In My perfect care. Now listen as the walls of My Dún Stir beneath your footsteps See those in the towers that once surrounded Me and held in respect for Me Each word that came forth from My lips And followed all freely given advice. I am here, have always been I always will be, No matter those that mistreat Me I am here as this high wide hill Between three rocks Eternally still Futile is their endeavour To rid themselves of their Princess For My kingdom is Eternal And also too My reign Stand here with Me and gaze awhile. North South East and West. I see you all. I listen to everyone I guide their journey. Outside, above, below and within this inner circle Outside, above, below and within each heart Throughout and beyond From the centre to the edge of this Universe and through all others. My view is complete The past, present and future. My perfect plan for you Is already drawn. We make our stand within our home horizon To be mirrored on every planet As every star shines warmth upon them Like this I Love like light. I say this not to fill you with awe But so that you know and never doubt The reach of My world And The warmth of My Heart It is joined to yours and to the hearts of those Who have not yet loved me But who will one day Yearn for the reach of even My most distant gaze To the end of their days“.