Litany to Poseidon

Poseidon, lord of the clear blue sea and all
the fair waters of the world, throughout the depths
your might is well known, well governed, well wielded.
O god who commands the white-capped waves, Poseidon,
I praise and honor you, I thank you for your blessings.

Poseidon, friend of the sailor, the fisherman,
of those who find their livelihood on seacoast and shoreline
or on the broad ocean, keeper of the harbor,
god of safe havens who wards the ways of commerce,
I praise and honor you, I thank you for your blessings.

Poseidon who holds all waters in his hands,
by whose might a land is beaten with deadly waves
or deprived of spring rain and made barren of life,
master of flood and drought, we pray for your good will.
I praise and honor you, I thank you for your blessings.

Poseidon, holder of the earth, world-shaker
who moves the land to tremble and quake,
casting humanity to the ground like dice
from a cup, who opens the sod and stone beneath us,
I praise and honor you, I thank you for your blessings.

Benevolent Poseidon, whose gift to man
of the useful horse brought trade and swift travel
to the small old world and made it a greater place.
Hard-handed driver of wild and willful horseflesh,
I praise and honor you, I thank you for your blessings.

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