Category: poetry

Things you should read (or hear)

“Some people cannot handle a woman on the loose” It got cold this week, and as I’ve been cutting out the constant distraction of social media, I’ve been reading a lot more deeply instead. I wanted to share some of these with you. They’re not all tarot-related, they’re just… beautiful. You should spend some time with them. Sara …

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Darkness prevails, but spring is coming

© Matthew Shaw - Lunar (Solar reflection)

The weather is getting everybody down right now. Here, rain, rain, rain and freezing cold. Living deep in a valley means less sunlight, more darkness. Half of the south is underwater. Across the pond, the blogs I follow speak of weariness of the snow. I feel a collective yearning for spring. A poem, by artist …

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I feel the weight of winter

I sit alone on the boat. It’s not yet midnight, but it will be soon. Rain lashes Swallow’s thin steel cabin, the fire glows bright, the kettle creaks. Cats stretch on the rug. I feel the weight of winter. A day spent alone. I ventured outside only twice, hesitantly, fearing myself ill-equipped for the storm. My …

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A knight and a poem

Daily draw – 9th May 2011 Hawk Roosting I sit in the top of the wood, my eyes closed.Inaction, no falsifying dreamBetween my hooked head and hooked feet:Or in sleep rehearse perfect kills and eat.The convenience of the high trees!The air’s buo...

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