Have you ever experienced hiraeth?
I didn't have plans to write much of anything today (and I almost didn't!) but then I hit a pocket of pain in an otherwise awesome day, and it occurred to me that for many of us, the holidays are like that. Some of us are missing people in our lives, and the holidays seem … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: December 24, 2018
(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
I've always felt drawn to certain places on the map, destinations I've never seen in person -- for me, traveling is among those secret dreams we all hoard like silent little treasures in some shadowy corner of our hearts where unrealistic things live. For several years now, I have also experienced a stronger pull toward … Continue reading Called…home?