Droplets

paused,
like droplets hanging
suspended in delicate pendants … More Droplets

Encased

wait yet a while, safe inside your armoured casing, protected from the world beyond with defensive spines turned against invaders; your time will come to cast off the wizened husks that seek to constrain, and growth will come for one who fortune favours when freedom’s lustre proves soon to fade away Not all of the … More Encased

Spirit of the Air

she rests in gentle repose, a spirit of eager curiosity, shining brightly, her wings held out in readiness for flight into a promised future crafted from the fabric of early morning dreams, aglow in anticipation This post is for day 83 of 365 Days Wild. There aren’t many days of fair weather currently showing on … More Spirit of the Air

Here and Now

caught in an echo chamber
with an ever ticking clock,
where days and weeks smoosh
into unnumbered sleeps as
human measurements of time
are abandoned to irrelevance … More Here and Now

Be Still

for now the Earth tells us
to be still: to stop for a
moment and listen to the
birdsong outside the … More Be Still

Symphony

out where nature’s solitude
soothes rampant fears of social
interaction and sickness, out
where the daffodils and bluebells
merrily sway, life blooms in
swelling melodies as birdsong
choruses greet dawn’s touch … More Symphony

Keepsake

echoes of years passed in fleeting moments of remembered joy and heartache decoupaged upon skin in earthly keepsakes to carry into eternity’s embrace

Wisdom of the Crone

for mine will be the wisdom of the Crone * she who walks the hedge lines and liminal spaces with back bowed and bare feet rooted * custodian of the secrets of the earth she is at one with crooked trees and lurking spirits * gathering winter’s fears in forage she brews ancestral knowledge into … More Wisdom of the Crone

Equinox Blessings

the tribe gathers to the sound of beating drums wild energy rising higher as equinox blessings dance upon twilight air currents and restless hearts balance upon the turning wheel standing poised in readiness as they await the approaching darkness and the secrets held within the ancient tales of the crone heard whispered whilst wreathed in … More Equinox Blessings