Monthly Archives: November 2016

Ladies of the Forest

The Ladies of the Forest represent the nature spirits that  co-create with us, just around the curve of where we look. Sometimes we see them from the corners of our eyes.  Lady representations are made from  hops, applewood, rue, echinachea, … Continue reading

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How To Talk About #NoDAPL: A Native Perspective

It is crucial that people recognize that Standing Rock is part of an ongoing struggle against colonial violence. Source: How To Talk About #NoDAPL: A Native Perspective

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Water and Ice

Ice glazes the porch this morning white crystals shine in early light My foot slides like a dancer’s when I empty warm ashes from last night’s fire        

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Daily Prompt: Anticipation

Anticipation   I preceded Black Friday shoppers arrived in Keen at 8:30 AM, in anticipation of changing my life, I bought a fitbit. After three years of serious thought. The man behind the counter searched before he found the last … Continue reading

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The quality of bees ~

“One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees…” ― Leo Tolstoy 🐝 Source: The quality of bees ~

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Magic

Magic Now, where would I begin this story?  Is magic as natural as the air that surrounds us? Does it flow through the world like water flowing, falling from clouds, and moving with the tides and moon?  The old ways … Continue reading

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Mid November

Saturday was in the 60’s and Sunday we woke to snow, large fluffy flakes falling fast, colliding together. The woodstove is  cranking out heat again. This is a November poem, describing my ‘Rites of Cold Nights’. “Why”, someone asked, “did … Continue reading

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