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In Memoriam… Angeles Arrien 1940 ~ 2014

Many years ago, I was fortunate enough to sit in circle with Angeles Arrien and listen to her teach The Four-Fold Way.  Her brilliance lay in being able to condense and explicate the perennial wisdom of the world’s indigenous cultures.  … Continue reading

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A Nod to NaPoWriMo, Sacred Theater and Pilgimage

Hi all, As you can see, I fell off the poetry wagon but hope to get up again soon. The prompt involving anagrams of my own name did me in, but I am determined to pick up the pieces soon … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Greeting

Hail! Dark Hecate, Goddess of the Night Greetings, Faerie Queen of Witches Ancient of Days, we bow before you. From Above we come bearing white banners. Angels, djinn, daemons glide down moonbeams dusted in starlight draped in diamante gauze, sequined … 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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Magical Realism

Years ago, reading the cover of Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, I encountered the term ‘magical realism’ for the first time.  Instinctively, I knew exactly what it meant.  I bought the book immediately.  The first page welcomed … Continue reading

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Mythmaking and The Life of Pi

Myths and fairytales have fascinated me since childhood.  Perhaps, I understood instinctively that they were doorways into other realms and not just those of the imagination.  Reading transported me instantly into a thousand worlds full of adventure, color and excitement, … Continue reading

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