Namchuck, I think priestessmack is saying that people used "magic" wands long ago and today... and the earth is really on one big long invisible, magical pole analogous in the same way that charging forward on a horse with a pole is really a magical phallic gesture....or at least sticks are deciders of life and death. Consider divining rods, lightning rods, swords, the staff of Moses parting the Red Sea, the gesture of the raised middle finger, erections. All life givers or life takers - conduits of power. The line is the yang (male) to the yin. A line indicates direction, speed, action, purpose, beginning, initiation. There is much power in this.
Either that or magnetic and magic and the definitions of poles are getting confused.