‘The Fairies’ by William Allingham

  ‘The Fairies’ by William Allingham Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a-hunting For fear of little men; Wee folk, good folk, Trooping all together; Green jacket, red cap, And white owl’s feather! Down along the rocky shore Some make their home, They live on crispy pancakes Of yellow tide-foam; … Continue reading ‘The Fairies’ by William Allingham

‘Lapis Lazuli’ by William Butler Yeats

(for Harry Clifton) I have heard that hysterical women say They are sick of the palette and fiddle-bow, Of poets that are always gay, For everybody knows or else should know That if nothing drastic is done Aeroplane and Zeppelin will come out, Pitch like King Billy bomb-balls in Until the town lie beaten flat. … Continue reading ‘Lapis Lazuli’ by William Butler Yeats

Home is a Cup of Tea

Sketch artist and writer Candace Rose Rardon tells the story of her search for home through the different teas she has discovered while traveling. Source: Home is a Cup of Tea

Willow {Celtic Moon Month}

Celtic Zodiac 4/15 - 5/12: The Willow symbolizes the female and rhythms of the circle. This tree was sacred to the Moon and, in Celtic lore, the Universe was hatched from two crimson serpent eggs (which contained the Sun and the Earth) hidden among the boughs of the Willow. Hens' eggs were later substituted for those … Continue reading Willow {Celtic Moon Month}

A Call To Our Ancestor’s

To blood and bone We sing in stone, In dirt and tree and root We pray to know In flame and snow The breadth of all our birth. We seek your words In food and mirth, In story and in myth, The ways that you, O Ancestors lived in love and frith. We seek you … Continue reading A Call To Our Ancestor’s

Forest In Spring

"The fair maid who, the first of May, Goes to the fields at break of day, And washes in dew from the hawthorn tree, Will ever after handsome be." The gnomes no longer hide in the cleft of half-rotten trees. Not this season, this time, they snort behind fallen limbs hung in spring-green mosses, and … Continue reading Forest In Spring