Walking into my forest, I instantly feel her welcoming arms. She is drawing me in closer, with every step I take.
The path is wide, opening, inviting. A lane with beech trees on each side, leading me deeply into the forest. Continue reading Home coming
A good friend told me a lifetime ago:
“You think too much”.
At the time, I felt it was an annoying thing to tell me, as it was just the way I was. Like saying I shouldn’t have two legs. We are not in touch anymore, but boy, was she right. (Brenda, if you ever read this, it was you and thank you!) Continue reading Herding cats
We locked up our wisdom into our bones
And swallowed the keys
They sank in our rivers of blood
And we forgot the maps
Because we had to forget the mysteries
To keep them safe.
We wove our hair into brooms
And swept over our paths
And then burned the earth with our rage
We didn’t teach our children
It was the only way to protect them, we thought. Continue reading We locked up our wisdom in our bones