The dragon, Dair, and the woman, Leyva, are twin flames. This is the most forceful and dynamic soul connection. It can be a tumultuous relationship, full of pulls and pushes, challenge and healing, shadows and light. Each is a mirror to the other. Each is the other’s half. The dragon reveals Leyva’s most profound fearContinue reading “Twin Flames”
My creativity has wavered throughout Lockdown. At times, I have felt unable to write or draw. This has usually been in times of emotional upheaval or lockdown fatigue. I needed to concentrate on self care and rest. I did try to write small amounts in a journal. Another thing that has helped with this difficultyContinue reading “Creativity in Lockdown”
It was a bitingly cold but beautiful day. The kind where a thousand silent, white stars gasped at night, heralding the first blush-pink sunshine. Oisin stepped outside of his hut. His feet crunched in the crisp snow as he made his way deeper into the forest. He always found peace here, away from the villageContinue reading “Lunabelle”
This second time round is hard. A lot of people are running on empty. The line of our lives pre Covid has started to blur, like the flickering end of an old movie. Loss has made us feel tired, frustrated and sad. But, we’ve all shown compassion for each other. Love for each other canContinue reading “Nature and Lockdown”
In his curving tree- Heart shaped face, Wise edges. Quiet and still, seeing hidden light in the shadows.
The natural world is unstoppable. Despite a global pandemic, there is still growth, renewal and hope.
A silent stare, meets mine with grace. Then he slips away, Across the tawny braes.
This year, Winter Solstice fell on the same day as a powerful, highly anticipated astrological conjunction. The solar system’s two largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, aligned in the sign of Aquarius, appearing close together in the sky. This rare event only happens every twenty years. It heralds a new age of change. Aquarius is anContinue reading “The Age of Aquarius”
Originally posted on Lockerbie Writers:
Have you ever been on a poetry safari? In November 2020, residents of Lockerbie and the surrounding communities had the opportunity to do just that! If you missed the safari – or you visited and would like a chance to see it again – keep reading for photos as well…
I am a giant, enchanted tree, with glossy green leaves and red berries. I am Winter, I shorten the sun. I am the Old Year, that can’t be undone. I am the dark, the sleeping ground, Where no material things are found. Rest in the night, prepare for the day, May peace and goodwill comeContinue reading “The Holly King”