On Patience

On Patience

Patience is a mark of truest love. Patience deepens love over time. When we open to patience like a flower, we enter the soul of matter. We marry the little strings, and together they tie and they bond, and show us how everything is connected and imbued with spirit....
{poem + story} he steps into the sea.

{poem + story} he steps into the sea.

he steps into the sea                        of course he is beautiful, of course                        i am afraid, of the way keeping him a secret makes loving him inevitable i try to convince myself that the sun shining in the middle ofour night isn’t...
Behind The Green Door, Destiny Awaits

Behind The Green Door, Destiny Awaits

“True adventurers have never been plentiful. The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate. Half-adventurers–brave and splendid figures–have been numerous. But each of them had a prize to win, a goal to kick,...
When Hawks Fly and Eternal Lovers Meet

When Hawks Fly and Eternal Lovers Meet

ask the hawk, he knows how you take my love across wild roses’ bed and tie the bottom corners to my ankles how shadows can stretch us, twist us, re-shape us, even tangle us but never break us how soul touches soul on the lips and you take my wrist knowing...
Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Last time in Beauty and Her Beast, we discussed how a man unbecame a beast because of love. And/But there are other kinds of beasts – the charming humans who are monsters within. No amount of love can change that.  Perhaps there’s no better tale that portrays this...
Beauty and Her Beast

Beauty and Her Beast

What happens when two worlds touch? They kiss. And we find that love is not only felt in the hearts, it is known by the hands also. Beauty and the Beast by Angela Barrett The Wild Marriage is a narrative often explored in folk, tale and myth. Animal bridegroom stories...