Taking up The Runes ….

11 May

Welcome back to another GSP Promo. This month we are featuring Bard’s World. A collection of poetry, songs and lyrics. First up is P.J. Caiden.


P.J. Caiden is a certified hypnotherapist, metaphysical healer, author and poet. Early in life he became fascinated with the power of the mind and studied various meditation techniques and psychic phenomenon.
     Mr. Caiden became interested in writing poetry in the early 1990’s and has been published in many magazines and several anthologies. He is the author of several eBooks on Amazon.com where his book, Nightfall Haikus For The Evening Shade, has been a best seller for over a year.
     P.J. Caiden’s latest book, The Metaphysical Power of the Runes, was published by Conscious Kernels Inc. in 2010.
     He lives with his family in upstate New York.

His book we are highlighting today is Taking up The Runes.


Poetry and divination meet in this small but power-packed volume: Taking Up The Runes ascribes a thought-provoking haiku poem to each of the ancient runic symbols; Both upright and reversed runes are represented here in the spirit of the runic tradition. Each rune is also followed by a short divinatory meaning, making this book useful for quick rune casting. Whether you are interested in the runes or just in reading well-crafted haiku poetry; Taking up The Runes will satisfy your need.



Like the rising sun
Fehu ablaze showers wealth
blessings are bestowed.

Divinatory meaning—With Fehu comes the circulation of wealth. Be on the lookout for unexpected blessings and golden opportunities.

Fehu reversed

Blessings spill away
the ground yields not its fruit
dry seasons begin.

Divinatory meaning—Fehu reversed warns of loss and poverty. Be care-ful who you enter into partnerships with. Most times, wealth is lost through dishonest deals. Use wisdom in all business ventures and plant your crops at the proper time. In doing this, you will fortify yourself against possible loss.


Strength and health restored
runic shield for the soul
restoration comes.

Divinatory meaning—Uruz is the rune of strength and health. It heralds a time of restoration, protection and healing.





2 Responses to “Taking up The Runes ….”

  1. Dawn Colclasure May 13, 2013 at 4:23 pm #

    Good book! I enjoyed reading it. 🙂


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