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CORVIDAE GRATITUDE Dear Raven, This morning, the day after Summer Solstice you called tok   tok   tok as you flew overhead in greeting black archival wings glossy with violet....   Please see full poem:  Gwendolyn Morgan, “Corvidae Gratitude,”  Written River: Journal of Eco-Poetics, Hiraeth Press, no. 10 (2016): 72. Written River Issue…

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Spring Equinox – Barred Owl

SONY DSCO Ode to the Barred Owl Who comes swooping through our yard over the brambles, thickets of indigenous blackberries, sword ferns, feral zucchini, trillium....   (poem forthcoming in Western Red Cedar)

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Winter Solstice 2015

"don't dim your joy you might be a distant star in someone's dark night." --Elizabeth Cunningham from So Ecstasy Can Find You (Hiraeth Press, 2015, p. 47)

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Autumn Equinox 2015

                      Autumn window no. 3: Vulpes fulva, Key of Bflat She walks along the edges of music star-lit before the fog rises from the river Her black paws are quarter notes black-tipped tail, white belly       diurnal We…

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Summer Solstice 2015

We welcome the magic and holiness of Summer Solstice! "Holiness comes wrapped in the ordinary. There are burning bushes all around you. Every tree is full of angels. Hidden beauty is waiting in every crumb." -- from A Tree Full of Angels, Macrina…

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Vernal Equinox

We welcome the arrival of Spring with Great Blue Heron fishing along Salmon Creek. We watch the female as she weaves marsh grasses, Douglas fir needles, moss, and small twigs for her nest. Although we see herons nearly every day, we catch our breath…

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Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice, we celebrate the returning of the light…. The Magic of the Season If you are to learn something of this day learn about magic: how it is real… -- Jamie K. Reaser from Winter: Reflections by Snowlight (Hiraeth Press, 2014)

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Samhain 2014

photo by Judy A. Rose Halloween/Samhain 31 October 2014 Celtic New Year Sun in Scorpio. Moon in Capricorn, edgy lunar squares to Uranus and Mercury. Cross quarter between Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice -- from now until Spring Equinox,…

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Summer Solstice

                                "Talking with Crows"     Acrylic on canvas, 2014 Summer brings the longest days of the year and much golden light and gratitude.   Gratitude enkindles a grateful heart, and…

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Gratitude enkindles light -
poetry & art for the journey when it is cloudy,
the stars are still shining

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