MERCURY IN SHADOW

You are metaphor

Symbiotic with one of my favorite beings

You are Hermes

Messenger among the gods

 

You are Mercury now in shadow

We inhabit a liminal moment

Poised between prototypical orbit

And retrograde

The appearance of cosmic regression

 

Mercury in Shadow is a metaphor

A lens through which we can reflect

Contemplating our imperiled social order

Contemplating our desperate hope

Aspiration for liberation and transformation

 

We must let the stars and planets speak

We must heed their ancient wisdom

Sentience manifest in you as an oracle

Spiritual power to withstand apocalypse

 

Mercury in Shadow is in Virgo

Virgo is my rising sign

And Mercury rules Virgo

 

I am rooted in noble purpose and creative fluency

I feel the psychokinetic electricity of this moment

I look at your radiance, confidence, and vulnerability

And I find luminous joy

 

I celebrate your beauty

And I redouble my faith in our cosmic mission

Visuals are of @rrefnaa_ on IG >> apparel by @kavwearmen

–BYPO PHOENIX c)2022

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