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

~keeping up~

i really must timetable my day so i can blog daily...i see another length of time has passed since my last post.
i have been visiting you all here on my blog roll but neglected my own...you know how it goes...someone posts a link so you pop over to see it, then drift off elsewhere and time escapes!
so what have i been doing?
crochet, crochet and more crochet...although i had to have two days with no crafting when my hands became way too painful to even hold a hook.
i have been reading 'shadow of night' by deborah harkness
a little gardening when finally the clouds cleared and the sun shone for three whole days...
it was just glorious...
other bloggers have been enjoying the sun too...jaine over at beeswax and broomsticks was out enjoying the sun.
while drinking my tea i sat on my bench on the little wooden patio that swampy built at the top of the garden. our house and garden sits on the hill that leads down into the village so our garden slopes down towards the back of our house.
sitting on this new patio raises me up to almost eye level with my 'nook'...
(for new readers, my nook is a wooden pergola on the back of our house that swampy built that is growing over with rambling rose and jasmine)...as so i have a whole new perspective from here...and even more exciting a much wider view of the sky...

i was interested in a post by milla over at the girl who married a bear, discussing fasting and food.
i have recently been through a patch where my m.e and fibro play up and i comfort eat a lot...and not even good things. i forget about my juicer and ignore the good food for rubbish and stop my daily yoga practise.
boy am i feeling it now...i am feeling sluggish and lardy.

so it is time to get back into my old routine and stick with it!



~Willow~ said...

great blog ... makes me realise it has been months since I wrote in mine :-( but like you say we get distracted so easily with other people's blogs lol.
love and blessings to you ... and here's to healthier times and sunshine xXx

Lucy Corrander at Loose and Leafy said...

Sounds like time to wake up for spring.

I've never taken to crochet. Instead, I knit, knit, knit.

laoi gaul~williams said...

hi willow...i hope the sun comes back soon!
lucy i love seeing bits of dorset in your blog-swampy and i used to live at lower ansty and i do miss dorset dreadfully

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