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

Serenity

captive sunlight beams from within delicate spheres as ephemeral as purest serenity suspended in careless precision upon a blade’s edge It’s been a while since I posted anything more than a wordless photograph on my blog, so I thought it was about time I shared something a little longer. I decided a poem and a … More Serenity

Autumn Flame

the flame sways in meditative radiance * remembering days filled with laughter amidst autumnal golds and browns * breathing air thick with scents of damp earth and ripe berries and rotting plants and sugarbeet * a small hand held within age-gnarled fingers frog wellies stomping through fallen leaves *  days now circled beneath the wheel gone … More Autumn Flame

The Indian Bean Tree

seek shelter beneath broad leaves find renewal I’ve loved the tree house tree from the moment we moved into our new house. At first, though, we had no idea what sort of tree it actually was. Generally, I’d simply admire the way the evening light lit the leaves. During July, however, we were given a few … More The Indian Bean Tree

Dark Clouds

dark clouds gather, brooding promise of stormy days ahead * fear tangles clutching tendrils in your chest * breathe * just breathe  * look for the bright horizon, for the glimpse  of sun through clouds * remember the light will continue to shine, even when hidden from  view

Liebster Award

A very big “Thank you!” to Sky Blue Daze for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award. Its really great to know there are people out there who appreciate it. I’ve been asked to answer eleven questions about myself and to nominate eleven blogs that I think are wonderful too. 1.) Why did you decide … More Liebster Award