Magic, Words from the edge

http://sallypommeclayton.com/ Brancusi The kiss The Kiss (Brâncuși sculpture) The Kiss (in Romanian: Sărutul /səruːtul/) is a sculpture by Romanian Modernist sculptor Constantin Brâncuși. It is an early example of his proto-cubist style of non-literal representation.  This early plaster sculpture is one of six casts that Brancusi made of the 1907–08 The Kiss. Versions The original stone carving is in the Muzeul de Arta at Craiova, Romania. Brâncuși created Read more about Magic, Words from the edge[…]

From the Heart of the World. The Elder Brother’s warning

The Kogi (/ˈkoʊɡi/ KOH-gee), or Cogui, or Kágaba, meaning “jaguar” in the Kogi language,[2] are an indigenous ethnic group that live in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in northern Colombia. Their civilization has continued since the Pre-Columbian era. https://bookishnature.wordpress.com/tag/james-lovelock/ Rodriguez – Crucify your mind. Was it a huntsman or a playerThat made you pay the costThat now assumes relaxed positionsAnd prostitutes your loss?Were you Read more about From the Heart of the World. The Elder Brother’s warning[…]

Lakshmi

Lakshmi (/ˈlʌkʃmi/; Sanskrit:लक्ष्मी, IAST:lakṣhmī) is the Goddess who leads to one’s goal (lakshya in Sanskrit), hence Her name Lakshmi. For mankind, 8 types of goals are necessary – Spiritual enlightenment, food, knowledge, resources, progeny, abundance, patience and success, hence there are 8 or Ashta Lakshmis – Aadi Lakshmi, Dhaanya Lakshmi, Vidya Lakshmi, Dhana Lakshmi, Santaana Lakshmi, Gaja Lakshmi, Dhairya Lakshmi and Vijaya Read more about Lakshmi[…]

Take me I’m yours

The poem today A tawny owl roosts in a nearby garden. Swifts flash and glimmer as they chase each other across the sky, Clematis and Veronica bloom,Honeysuckle and Elderflower bud. Hawkbit stems stand tall amid grasses already going to seed.And the branches of the Ash tree, outstretched in wild abandon, Each tip raised up toward Read more about Take me I’m yours[…]

Full Moon – Dragon pearl

Last night on a journey with a little rabbit, the full moon gave me a gift. It was a brooch of a dragon with a pearl In western mythology the dragon is represented as a winged fire breathing monster, not to be trusted. Western dragons are usually portrayed as hoarders of great riches and knowledge. Read more about Full Moon – Dragon pearl[…]

Treesisters

Indigenous Wisdom for the Earth ~ Radical Love, Poetic Presence and the Art of Lifting Each Other – Monday May 4th 7-8pm https://treesisters.org/grow-yourself/indigenous-wisdom-for-the-earth?fbclid=IwAR1MAHc_sEBT_POYsI3wM4-zZyDnK5ULGZdcURhularRozExc6wr2–H2KI Clare Dubois you are my inspiration. https://treesisters.org/ https://www.treesisters-nest.org/posts/6131982

The Natural Flow of Life

In the Complete book of Oriental Yoga Hatha and Taoist Yoga for the Seasons By Michael Hetherington says,“ There is no doubt that energy moves through us differently according to the time of day, the climatic conditions, the attitudes we harbor and the cycles of the moon, just to name a few. With the natural Read more about The Natural Flow of Life[…]

Pan

In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pan (/ˈpæn/;[1] Ancient Greek: Πάν, romanized: Pán) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, rustic music and impromptus, and companion of the nymphs.[2] He has the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat, in the same manner as a faun or satyr. With his homeland in rustic Arcadia, he is also recognized as the god of fields, groves, wooded glens and Read more about Pan[…]

Indigenous Wisdom

The Hopi have a word for the state of the world we live in, and they call it Koyannisqatsi—meaning life out of balance. From the Indigenous perspective, the underlying source of our collective post-modern malaise is quite simply a disconnection from the Earth itself. And it is only through a reconnection with the Earth and our Read more about Indigenous Wisdom[…]