Principle of the Moon

by Amalio Madueño

Cold moist feebly shining feminine
corporeal passive — the womanly the gentle
Sister Bride Mother Spouse confab
of beloved & lover embrace the 28th day
vessel of sun infundibulum terrae
take in & pour out heaven
cozy up to sun’s molten seed
earthen – born silver soak up
stars for gold — your bride conceives like
whitest snow your shine chases away
the rabid dog & saves the divine child
umbra solis House of Horn muse
of dew juice sap tears sweat
blood vapor spit — grace is your principia
lunar liquor aqua mirifica purify flesh
soul circle tree root metal
aeon’s silence in incomprehensible air —
waft me on your belly sphere
slay me & you will understand