Category Archives: Art

Equinox— Northern Hemisphere 2015

MABON Autumn Equinox September 22-23 The festival of Mabon takes place on the Fall Equinox. It celebrates the second harvest, the last before winter. Once again day and night come into equilibrium. The king is dead, his blood shed to … Continue reading

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August POetry POstcard Fest

This month I’ve been having fun with postcard poetry. I first heard about it at the Austin International Poetry Festival during a workshop. The teacher (sadly I forget who gave the class, just remember how cool it was) brought in … Continue reading

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Guadalupe – Our Lady of the Americas

Today is Guadalupe’s Feast day.  As so many people do,  I feel a special affinity with her.  So much so that several years ago I collaborated with my fellow poet and author Kathryn Smith in writing, producing and co-starring in … Continue reading

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Calling on Circe

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My Totem Animal

Author’s Note: Lately, my art partner Michelle Anglin and I have been exploring Native American trickster stories in our art blog Two Twitch A Tale. At the same time I am re-reading Lewis Hyde’s amazing book, Trickster Makes This World … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting Go: Creating an Outdoor Altar

THE SEAL Newly dead, nearly perfect round goggle eyes still brown, still clear I find no mark on him. Only the gray tongue, flaccid between dainty lethal teeth and creamy whiskers stiff as quill, speaks to me of  death’s decay. … Continue reading

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MA’AT

A most moving visual meditation on balance, equilibrium and finding the center of gravity that expresses the Egyptian concept of ma’at, which assumes that the cosmos is based on a rule of harmony. By striving to maintain harmony in one’s life … Continue reading

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As Long As Women

“There is time only to work slowly.  There is no time not to love.–Deena Metzger.   As long as women sing to the ash and praise the sun pack their wounds with poetry and prose sculpt prayers in river clay … Continue reading

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