In sacred Dodona
mud under foot
by you
by you
waving oak leaves
as you reached down

Mud under foot
whispers between branches
from you
from you
of the visions you threw
like a fisherman’s net

Whispers between branches
truths of 10,000 years
of you
of you
our beloved Goddess
dancing in dreams

Truths of 10,000 years
every priest before
to you
to you
swaying under prophecy
as twigs snap and writhe

Every priest before
hungry for your blessing
for you
for you
forever your children
in sacred Dodona

oldest oracle
you shone before Delphi
praised Delphi

but you were first
always came first