Category Archives: elemental

Dance of Life

   All around and within us each day, the dance of life continues in its eternal movement and exchange. Life itself is movement and exchange, and from the smallest atoms within our cells, to the burning fires of the sun … Continue reading

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Brides Snowdrops

   Brides white followers Rising caped from frozen earth Melting hearts and soil Bride is the Scottish Goddess of Sunlight, Spring and Summer, and she emerges from winters frozen earth on Februaury 2nd, known as Latha Feill Brighde in Gaelic … Continue reading

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Winter Bones

   All night he rattled The dead sapless tree bones while Spring slept safe below

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Light in the Darkness: Solstice

   The year has slipped through the solstice in a flurry of darkness and wild winds here in Scotland. Last night the wind tugged and pulled at the corners and edges of the house, squeezing through gaps in windows and … Continue reading

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Weakening Winter Sun

   Everyday he glows a little softer, his light dimming as the year dips towards its nadir. All the strength and warmth of him is lost in the long deep shadows which skim across the earths skin. The air becomes … Continue reading

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Slipping into Shade

   Among golden leaves Puddles of late autumn light Slip into cold shade

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Autumn Treats

   Walking out into the woods I found Autumn had cast her golden spell across the land. Everything green was now dipped in shimmering coppers and bronze, and the long low shadows drew lines across the earth. The light was … Continue reading

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