rise and root



The Flame Haired Solstice Dreamer

Cold winter brings the Everfrost and jewels every tree
In a forest new as birth and old as old can be
A flame~haired dreamer wanders there and shelters from the wind
And spins her dreams around the trees to break the ties that bind
She takes her thread and spins anew and how the Greenwood smiles
As she spins a spell for freedom and for her spirit Wylde

The dreamer finds an ancient oak and shelters in his lee
In a forest new as birth and old as old can be
Tis summer now and birdsong weaves its magick through her spells
And humming bees drum drowsily in the foxglove's bells
The dreamer sits beneath the oak with yarn upon her knee
And spins and knits and weaves her dreams and sets her spirit free

"When birds fall from the sky and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people...shall come unto the earth from many colors, classes, creeds, who by their actions and deeds shall make the earth green again. they will be known as the warriors of the Rainbow"

Hopi Prophecy

The Turning Wheel...

i was out in our front garden at twilight last night. i love to go out and sit on the path and listen to the last conversations of the birds, watch the bats and listen to the owls...last night there were three in totally different locations so it sounded as if i was surrounded.

it was great to sit there watching the sky slowly turn dark and the stars come out.
its good to spend that time grounding myself, watching the sky and think of the wheel slowly turning from the element of water and autumn, a time for the subconscious and transformation towards the element of earth and the dark moon of winter.
i can feel this within, in the 'finding' of my object this morning and in the way i feel myself on the edge of significant change.


miss*R said...

yes, I am siting here feeling the same.. like a bubbling inside, like I am off on an adventure!

DJ Kirkby said...

Merry meet. This post of yours reminded me of a winter's charge I wrote years ago. I think I will post it for Samhain.

Leanne said...

I have significant changes going on in my life too, and being able to retreat occasionally to the natural world, to its peace, and calming and connecting, is so important to me too Lee. I was out there last night watching the bats as well. This is a real treat isnt it?

Leanne x

All things share the same breath~the beast, the tree, the man, the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.

Chief Seattle

Johney Gaul~1915

Johney Gaul~1915
1890-17 september 1918~France