rise and root

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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

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"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

~Alban Eilir*The Light of the Earth~

so the great wheel has turned again and almost overnight things have changed.

i am sitting here with the windows open and the sound of the birds drifting in on a light breeze, the sun is shining although there are a few grey clouds drifting by but after the last 36 hours of constant rain even these clouds feel great.

i have just been in the garden where the forsythia has put out yellow buds over the space of two days, the honeysuckle is bushy and full of new dark green leaves and the old, climbing banksia rose is putting out small, pale green leaves.
tete a tete's are pushing through the soil and the woad is a good five inches high.

i have had a feeling of peace settle over me,my present studies are almost over giving me 8 months of freedom and i suddenly have the urge to reconnet.

as is usual with me and my path i have had a few months of drifting, of being disconnected and this is only right given the terrible time we had over yule.
but with the turning of the greater wheel so my personal wheel has turned again and bringing with it peace and the urge to move further along my path, devote more time to it.

a sense of balance has been reached within the balance given to us by being midway between imbolc and beltane



the longer days that the equinox has brought means more time in the garden, more time away camping...nights sitting under the stars and moon watching their movement across the sky, watching bats flitting around and listening to owls...its enough to want to pack up the camper, unfinished as it is, and take off.

3 comments:

Cally's Cottage said...

Although I am a winter person I really do feel the wonder of this time of year...
Happy Spring!
Cally x

Rowan said...

So glad that you are feeling better, your new little puppy will be helping to make life fun again and the blue skies and sunshine that we've had help a lot too. I've been gardening instead of blogging and commenting during March, it's amrvellous to be able to work outside again. I love the illustration of the Wheel of the Year.

miss*R said...

Hello dear Lee xo

these words of yours, really hit home for me: i have had a feeling of peace settle over me,my present studies are almost over giving me 8 months of freedom and i suddenly have the urge to reconnet.

as is usual with me and my path i have had a few months of drifting, of being disconnected and this is only right given the terrible time we had over yule.
but with the turning of the greater wheel so my personal wheel has turned again and bringing with it peace and the urge to move further along my path, devote more time to it.


because the same here.. except of course we are going into autumn... but I feel a strong need to reconnect with my path xo
looking forward to travelling with you even if we are going opposite ways [opposites attract they say ;)]

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