Come rain, come storm upon the morrow be thee born.
Rise thee now from dusty earth
Fill our hearts with hope and mirth.
The parched land lies cracked and dry
Come oh come i pray now as i lie
Looking on from from hill to the great vaulted sky
Roar now and let thunder cry
Lightning ride and split the the sky.
No nectar be as sweet nor ale so fine
As this lovely wildling storm of mine.
Darksome night and shining moon,
Hear me howling like a loon,
I seek the way,
Must find it soon
To claim my long promised boon.
Whence lady from here to go?
I have been hither, yon and to and fro
Whither lord shall i place my feet?
Where lies the path to the merry meet?
In broken light neath stars embrace,
Amid grass and stone see the old god’s face,
In hoary trunk of twisted tree, there is the one who is three.
Old in hand and heart and bone, voiceless whispers his final tone.
Once the green man of spring was he, singing, laughing running free.
Bud and blossom and then to fruit, at summers height and solstice night.
Oaken king he took the crown and brought the gift of Awen down.
Then winters king he took his turn, lean high hunter, mighty Herne.
Though his children call to him no more, still he sleeps in glade and forest floor.
An’ lo on night when moon shines bright, the horn it sounds and all hide from his sight
Forth the hunt to ride the sky, never fear only join or die.
Cauldron calls yet in olden hall, calling us come, ere the land at last must fall.