Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Faith of Trees

The trees wearing only bare branches Are nonetheless clothed in their winter best. And we in our finery hide away From the beating of winter’s cold. Behind warm cotton and fleece, Mittens, hats and scarves We brace for battle. But … Continue reading

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Accepting The Apple

“And walk among long dappled grass And pluck til time and times are done The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.” ~ W. B. Yeats  ‘The Story of Wandering Aengus’ A faint blush, delicate streaks … Continue reading

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A Butterfly in Training

“From cocoon forth a butterfly As lady from her door emerged…” ~Emily Dickinson For the past two years or so I’ve been on a journey – a journey of discovering myself.  It was difficult, but it needed to be done. … Continue reading

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The Bees of Mythology

“Slight though the poet’s theme, not slight the praise. Of air-born honey, gift of heaven, I now take up the tale.”  ~ Virgil Georgics Book IV Consider the mythic tale of Aristaeus.  Aristaeus, the son of Apollo, was a beekeeper among … Continue reading

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