Category: mental health

Moon Day Mondays

Waxing Crescent – First Quarter Last night it seemed so bright and strong A bow of light A bower capable of Lifting the world As I glided home along motorways Lokabrenna searing my eyes By my side the whole way Orion’s companion A torch… Continue Reading “Moon Day Mondays”

Shouting Fire

I want to shout it out From the top of a Mountain Skyscraper Geyser Aeroplane in flight Hang suspended in the clouds Shouting fire Upon the unsuspecting. Fire of inspiration Hope Passion Creativity Just make something Make something make something Make me something then… Continue Reading “Shouting Fire”

Inspired by Loki

Huge amounts of UPG here, read my Disclaimer post for more clarity. I’m not and never have been a Heathen, or involved in Norse Paganism of any kind. I have, however, always had an enormous fascination for the mythology, history, and culture of Scandinavia… Continue Reading “Inspired by Loki”

Autumn Equinox: Reflect, Relax, Rejuvenate

This equinox lead up has been a melting pot of fiery sunsets, a huge and glimmering moon for three nights, and an unhealthy dose of insomnia. Colour me not surprised to find out that many of my magical colleagues have also been kept awake… Continue Reading “Autumn Equinox: Reflect, Relax, Rejuvenate”

Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

My “day job” is as a freelance writer and editor: copywriting, copyediting, marketing, articles, and blogs are all in my wheelhouse and I have a range of clients. I’m lucky to be busy enough to pick and choose who I write for, usually managing… Continue Reading “Dealing with Imposter Syndrome”

NaPoWriMo Day 9 – Luck

Luck is a double-edged knife All last week It pointed up Lurking at the back Point threatening and insecure Making me unsure Then out it pops Right way up Point down Knife strapped firmly to the wood Some good luck, at last I think… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 9 – Luck”

NaPoWriMo Day 12 – Memory

It’s come up twice now Memory The white wispy shape Ephemeral Moving away faster Than I can grasp And honestly That’s okay I don’t need to remember Everything Then all these faceless Photos Pamphlets Shirts and ties Opinions Camaraderie And worse And I cursed… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 12 – Memory”

NaPoWriMo Day 8 – The Queen

She is sovereignty Walking the land Owning it Loving it Guiding it, somehow She sets the boundaries She is the boundaries Firm, kind as she needs to be Unwavering, a favourite word May I waver not Though the firmer I set my boundaries The… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 8 – The Queen”

NaPoWriMo Day 2 – Stillness

I’m currently building a deeper relationship with my tutelary deity, an Mórrígan, based on studies with the Irish Pagan School and my own observations and experience. One tool I’m using is a deck of oracle cards by Morpheus Ravenna and Hannah Storyteller called The… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 2 – Stillness”

NaPoWriMo 2021

You may have already noticed that I’m partaking in NaPoWriMo 2021, the annual poetry writing month that inspires writers of all abilities to try and compose a poem every day. Recently diagnosed with CPTSD and suspected ADD, I’ve discovered that my always terrible time… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo 2021”