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The Poetry Oracle – Call for Submissions

Writers from, or with a connection to, Easthampton, MA and the Pioneer Valley are invited to submit 1 short poem on the theme of Possibility to be included in the Poetry Oracle as part of the Art of the Word show at Local Gallery in Easthampton, which will open on Saturday, April 13th from 5pm [...]

Persephone Rising at Equinoxtide

In mid February of 2016, I stood on the dike along a bend in the Connecticut River watching the ice floes come down from the north. First, there were just the sludgy, half-submerged chunks with their edges clicking together in the surface water. Then whole islands of white snow took their place and set a new [...]

Soul Path Practices for Week of Feb 25: Moon – 10 of Water – Child of Water

When not observing the Solstice seasons or lunar happenings, I pull Tarot cards weekly to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of this blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot. You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, if you like, share your reflections in the comments. You are also [...]

Soul Path Practices Week of July 30: Gaia, the World – 3 of Air – Child of Fire

When not observing the Solstice seasons or special lunar happenings, I pull Tarot cards weekly to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of this blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, if you like, share your reflections in the comments.  [...]

Pilgrimage Report in Poetry and Prose

The Summer Solstice-hinged e-retreat Walking the Ways of the Summer Light just concluded. This offering is a poetic report from a few moments of my Pilgrimage trip to Acadia National Park.    Love, the shaper, makes her a light fish with dark eyes swimming green, this passage skims skin from her cheeks. What she wanted [...]