To learn your letters you must start

With a clever mind and a willing heart

Each one is special, just like you

And you will learn them all by the time we are through!

A is Athame, the knife that we use

B is for Beltaine, when partners we choose

C is for Circle where we all are one.

D is for Deosil, path of the Sun.

E is for Esbat, when we gather round

F is for Fire and its crackling sound

G is the Goddess in beauty and love.

H is the Horned One, our Father above.

I is for Imbolc, candles light the way,

J is for June when it’s Midsummer’s Day

K is for Karma, the things that we do

L is for Lammas, harvest’s almost through!

M is for Moon, riding way up so high,

N is for Nighttime, which darkens the sky

O is for Ostara, when we hunt for eggs,

P is for Pan, with hairy goat legs

Q is the Quarters and there are just four,

R for the Rites when we open the Door

S is for Samhain, end of the year,

T is for Tarot cards, futures to hear

U is Undines from the watery West

V is Vervain for protection and rest

W’s Widdershins, the path of the moon.

X is the sign that’s the sign of the God

Y is for Yule and the sun’s return

Z is the Zodiac, 12 signs to learn


To learn them all you will have to try

And now it is time to say goodbye

Merry have we met, and Merry have we been

Merry shall we part and Merry meet again!


Copyright 1989, Breid Foxsong