Category Archives: pagan celebrations

Ancestors on Samhain

Hallowed Eve On this hallowed night, I make ready for visitors, wash the linen tablecloth,  light candles inside carved pumpkins, set a basket of green apples  from the gnarled tree that stands in front of the house. Thick creamy milk … Continue reading

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Creeping toward July

https://oklahomapaganquarterly.com/ Appreciation to Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly who feature my poem in this new summer issue of the magazine. I just received it the mail and it looks like good reading. In the past week I’ve passed female deer on the road about … Continue reading

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“Bless me Father, For I have ….”

Bless me Father,  for I  still have visions of fish bones. The spectacle of fishbones stuck in my throat,
 robbing me or my family of the ability to breathe,
 with the offending bone growing larger by the second.
 This vision … Continue reading

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Samhain Halloween New Year

It’s all the same holiday.  As a Catholic child, we celebrated Halloween, and went to church for All Saints Day, and again the next day, for All Souls Day.  The veil  between the worlds is said to be thinner on … Continue reading

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