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Published in We’ Moon

I am proud to announce that a couple of my poems will be featured in We’ Moon next year. We’ Moon is a women’s almanac published every year since 1987 by Mother Tongue Ink in Oregon. It’s been my constant … Continue reading

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Precious Solitude

Solitude is one of the gifts women deny themselves – sometimes for an entire lifetime. Yet it is one of our most precious and necessary birthrights. One, like so many others, that has been stolen by the predominant culture in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Other Magdalenes

Have you seen all the Magdalene stories on the market?  Disciple, preacher, witness, sinner, companion, mourner, sensualist – her image contains at least a dozen roles from which she can speak to the heart.   My favorite is survivor. Rarely has … Continue reading

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