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#Haiku Happenings #4: Suzanne’s #tankaprose account of her encounter with the Tuatha de Denann!

Being in Nature

SDC14400-01Exhausted, I sat upon a mound on the Hill of Tara in Ireland.   The light was golden and a soft breeze ruffled my clothes.   The troubles I carried with me weighed heavily on my mind and without conscious thought I offered a prayer to the Great Whatever – a simple, instinctual cry for help.

Immediately I was transported to a mythic kingdom beneath the mound.  Some alternate reality in a cavern where countless faery folk partied with complete abandon.   Before I had a chance to withdraw and ponder my experience a tall elfish man in a glittering raiment of silver and sapphire blue separated himself from the group and came towards me.

“What do you want?” he demanded imperiously.

Intimidated by his manner I stumblingly explained my problem.

“Well, I don’t know what you expect us to do,” he jeered.  “We are the Tuatha de Danann.   We do not interfere…

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