Solstice

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller As equal days and nights embrace each other  in a dance of the highly mystical, the winter solstice appears at a time of great change when the earth readies herself for […]

River Song

Tonight we sleep under velvet skies As we count the days since the caravans have departed in winter’s wakeI find the beloved in a hundred murid imagesThe clues hiding deep in these crossed roads of a poet’s second-hand notebook. For those of us left behind to finish with this wayward strollThe milkiest way is full […]

Polaris

Oh bright star in a northern seaAs I wipe away the tears that once held me I think that maybe what I see From that bright star in front of me In that land by a northern sea Was never intended to be a star at all Oh what could it beIn that land by […]

Road Trip

Dear Friends of WordPress, You may have noticed that during the last mouth or so I’ve spent less time blogging. Nothing wrong, I just decided to take a road trip, as Jack would call it. And this one took me through out the south to places known and unknown. Who knows the riches in words […]

Sail On

My sails catch wind from inhospitable surroundings into darkened waters. And to see any light only intends to surround me with more darkness. It is in this velvet serenity that at times I feel most at home. Give me the bare shadow of a new moon or the slight crescent of the bull moon so […]

Dragons Nine

What should one do, stand still in the rain, umbrella open, guarding every inch of your body against the raindrops falling asunder like water in a perpetual storm? Or, maybe one should throw the umbrella aside and splash head-on into the blissful water shouting hallelujah amidst the splashing of each puddle in defiance of the […]

The Mystic is Nine

“Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic” -Van Morrison Find something, anything, which is so encompassing that in a given block of time it enthralls you to get lost together in unconsciousness. Such things are beyond space and time, it is bliss and one only questions the indignities of why when not doing […]

Solstice

“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller   As equal days and nights embrace each other again in a dance of mystical qualities, the winter solstice arrives at a time of ritual and celebration on the shortest day of […]