(a sneak peek from my upcoming -- though probably delayed past my original date; still hopefully by year's end! -- second poetry collection...all rights mine, etc.) "Samhain" When they ask me why -- Why I stand at the Veil, Why I wait, listening, soul-stretched, The first fervent words burn my tongue And are swallowed, Word-runes … Continue reading Samhain Snippet
[Note: if you aren't Pagan, you may find this one a bit "out-there." Comments are moderated.] I like Lughnasadh a lot. The harvest festival reminds me that we are firmly in the waning half of the year, which is my soul's joy for many reasons (weather, at least eventually, definitely among them!). It heralds the … Continue reading Lughnasadh 2017: Burned Fields and a Waterfall
Where's this thing going, anyway?
It's 1:31am on December 21st, 2016, as I write this. Good Yule, y'all! Or, blessed Solstice! Hearing these words in person would be uncomfortable for many people. What did she say? Yule, seriously?? Must be a New Age wonk...smh. There are also those for whom hearing anything other than their own particular holiday greeting triggers … Continue reading Seeking Happy Holidays