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

~of a breeze & migraines~

hooray! while still hot today we have a lovely cool breeze blowing, making sitting in the garden much nicer.

we have been busy monitoring our bird box as the babies inside are now poking their heads out and we discovered one sitting chirping on our fence, it then hopped down onto the little hanging water feeder before falling into the flower bed below. we watched it for a while to see if it could fly back up but was unable, so swampy hurried out and popped him/her back in its home with its brothers and sisters.

oh i know there are some folk out there who would harp on about letting nature take its course, but i am sorry we wont let any of 'our' babies suffer. i sat watching for a while longer to check the parents would sill come back and feed them and they did~so to me all is well.

in fact sitting here now, with the back door open i can hear the babies chirping like crazy, you wont believe how loud they are. last evening i was sitting out as the sun was going down and was rewarded by our robin bringing two babies into the garden for a brief visit, having a quick drink and popping back into the high hedge where they are nesting.

i have been doing my essay today, it is finally coming into its final form and all being well i shall submit it tomorrow afternoon or early friday.

the annoying thing is last night i started a migraine, which went and then came back today at lunchtime, complete with really bad dizzy spells (why then am i blogging now i ask myself?) so i have asked my tutor for a day or two extension, just in case it gets worse and i cant submit when i had planned to.

*anyone else get migraines?*

so on that point i am going to make myself a strong, sweet coffe and lay down on the bed for an hour or two and fingers crossed it will go


if anyone has some healing energy to spare i will be grateful


miss*R said...

oh I will certainly send some healing energy to you... and will also look up something I read somewhere, about migraines last night.

ps coffee is probably not the best thing to have when you have a migraine ;) xo

(I tried to comment before, but I am not sure if it worked.. so if it took, please disregard this comment)

Eileen said...

MIGRAINES......oh the pain I endured...tried everything...for years....then along came menopause and they have magically disappeared....replaced by other annoyances but no more brain numbing pain!!!

mama p said...

Energy sent :)
Thank you for the healing energy of describing your morning, last post. ahhh. (sighs the mother of a 2-year-old who sometimes misses mornings like that.)

ceridwen said...

Cross fingers quick - I dont suffer from migraines and very rarely have headaches even - so cant vouch for it - but I was told by a couple of people (one of them a herbalist and one who'd tried it) that feverfew works miracles. Apparently one just eats 1 or 2 leaves with bread (eg in a sandwich) and bingo...very soon after. (I think the bread was something to do with masking the bitter taste of the feverfew...?) Could be worth growing some and seeing if it works for you....


Jopan said...

i see its already been mentioned but coffee isn't the best thing. unless its decaff...try to drink lots of water, this hot weather doesn't help. everyone i know seems to be getting nose bleeds. [shrug] strange thing the human body.

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