Raspberry Variations

*rubus strigosus perennial biennial woody, hollow, prickly stem alternating leaflets — trifolate cordate-ovate, doubly serrate lateral leaflets are sessile . …

Ancestor Heart Song

Ancestors, sky people, all here today Hear my heart song, hear my respect, hear my love Hear my grateful tears …

Hestia’s House

Our house was built by a sister and two brothers for their mother. It has an open, sunny kitchen where …

Harvest Holding

And so the earth began enfolding and the autumn breezes came. And everywhere down through the eonsof this golden vibrant …

And So it Goes

wind in hair that flies with breath of morning bluebird calling sunrise song everything begins again heat in heart that …

The Giveaway

I waken early to watch the rise of Venus. She is already waiting for me, poisedin the late summer sky–flickering …

The News of my Death

I received the news of my death today.It was told to me by rustling leavesin the August trees.The news of …

West Lake Quartet

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. —  Mozart I have learned to still my …

The Splash

This story was written in 2001 and broadcast on CBC radio. Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home, Your house is on …

Daisy Chain

* turn your innocent face to the sky my little love child with your sun centre and petals of purest …

Two Ravens

Energy moves in cycles, circles, spirals, vortexes, whirls, pulsations, waves, and rhythms—rarely, if ever, in simple straight lines. ― Starhawk two …

The Choice

she reaches up and sees that Snake is watching from above he has draped himself artfully in the apple tree …

Tree Love

Our roots reach deep into the earth. They intertwine together in mycelial tendrils of affection and devotion. Our stems and …

Oh Guinevere

“. . . therefore all ye that be lovers call unto your remembrance the month of May, like as did …

Little Red Underground

It was Spring—damp and glorious Spring. The sky was blue, the air was crisp and there were still patches of …