Uisce I hiss like a hungry kettle My faltering Gaeilge Always practiced at the altar In honour of Her Uisce arís Not even knowing If it makes sense to say Water again Water again Red and flowing Life and dreams Surely, hardly What it… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 14 – Water”
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”
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”
It’s not easy, being green She laughs, and tosses hair of flame Whilst directing me to clean up Alder trees Wasteland Abandoned buddleia Whilst nudging me up the hillside Starting compost piles Feeding the birds And not just the “pretty” ones As I place… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 4 – Piety”
Starting is such sweet sorrow Picking up that pen In a fit of restless Energy It feels right, twixt finger and thumb Yet sad I am Sad to stop the dream The wonder The wander The drift around the room Sorrowful parting from Solitude… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 1 – Restless”
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”
“Why is this?!” I asked The cards answered, “Mystery” Guess I asked for that.
Seen and unseen Felt, always felt Trailing thoughts like fingers The blackbird in the fence Guardian at the gates Of heart and mind Turning energy into matter Words into action Idea Into Reality.
Global Recycling Day is tomorrow and the international event offers folks a chance to nominate their recycling heroes and give a shout out to those who have kept up their work for the planet during the pandemic. In honour of this, I will be… Continue Reading “Global Recycling Day”
Have you ever wondered about introducing the elements to your children? Or how to get them enthused with nature?