Dance by the Light of the Moon

Buffalo gals, won’t you come out tonight, Come out tonight, come out tonight, Buffalo gals, won’t you come out tonight, …

Sleep Spells

Poems for Dreaming Listen now to the land’s long dreaming.  Do you see what it is dreaming?  It is dreaming …

The Calling

I hear her song in accidental melodies that harmonize with rush of wind through leaves and branches.An invocation of form …

Approaching Solstice

The darkness calls, but these short days are such a tribute to the light. Today, I watched December sunset linger …

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 …

Birds Eye View

A pulsing blue dot on Google Mapspins me to my house with reassuring certitude. Below, my neighbours’ rooftops appear to …

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, poised in the late summer …

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 …

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 …