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

~thank you~

oh you dear, lovely people, thank you for your comments on my last post.

the post became clear to me later that day when my family were called to portsmouth, my lovely nan was in hospital for a scan prior to an operation and had had a heart attack.

we stayed there throughout the night with her and she died at 5.30 yesterday evening.



miss*R said...

oh, I am so, so sorry. I lost my nan many years ago and not a day goes past that I don't miss her. I am here if you need me.. please, email me if you need to xoxo

Rowan said...

I'm so sorry to hear that you've lost your nan but glad that you and your family were able to spend time with her before the end. It must have comforted her to know that you were all there as she began the next stage of her journey.

Elizabeth Rhiannon said...

Oh, I agree with you Rowan...all that love around her as she departs on her next journey. I'm so sorry for your loss, I've also just experienced losing two grandmothers in the span of 7 months. I hope you and your family are coping well and celebrating her life. Blessings friend :) ~ER~

al hayball said...

Really sorry to hear that Lee.
Hope you are ok.
Thinking of you all.

spirit said...

I am very sorry to hear about your nan.Nans' are very special in our lives.How nice that you and your family were able to be with her in her last moments.
with deepest sympathy.
Sue xx

Tipper said...

Thinking of you and your family.

Love the hope in your quotes.

Mel said...

Oh dear...I am so very sorry to hear you lost your Nan....

But yes, it was wonderful that she could have you all by her side when she passed...

~love and blessings~

mama p said...

amazing that you were so available, that the family was able to be there... and lovely how these things work out. i'm so sorry for your loss, but i am glad you got to be there.

Ravenoak said...

I'm so sorry to hear that Laoi, sending a big hug your way.

Leanne said...

I am so sorry, ive only just caught up with blogs after being away a few days, and I am so sorry to read this news. sending all my love, hope youre doing ok.

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