Monthly Archives: August 2011

Irene and WWOAD

Storms come. Earthquakes shake the ground. Plants fall or withstand, and animals quiver. Such occurrences stem from the cycles of Earth and Ocean, the macrocosm of which we are part. Storms, floods and earthquakes have always touched us. And I … Continue reading

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Grace and gift

The rain sleets down, drawing out the yellow of the squash blossoms, a terrestrial sun. Bees crawl in their satiny cavern, emerge and then flit to the calm blue of the borage. Rain is a gift — something that the … Continue reading

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A favorite Brighid poem

This is by way of Fiona MacLeod, the feminine alter ego of Scotsman William Sharp, circa 1904: I am older than Brigit of the Mantle, I put songs and music on the wind Before ever the bells of the chapels … Continue reading

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Keep your silver. Write me a poem.

I’ve recently finished Ian Corrigan’s Sacred Fire: Holy Well. While I disagree in how he categorizes some of the Gods (for example, I honor Aine as the sun, not a land goddess, and Midhir as the Moon, not some sort … Continue reading

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