MM#18–Statue of the Unknown Woman

MM#18–Statue of the Unknown Woman

MM#18: Statue of the Unknown Woman Scantly covered by the tatters she calls her wardrobe her astonished soul hovers over her statue that is stained by passing furtive glances. Could we exchange swords for the unbroken stem of this lily, lift once more clear eyes to her gaze of curious amazement? In mystery we prepare … Continue reading

MM#17–Venus as Albatross

MM#17–Venus as Albatross

Experiencing my first Holotropic Breathwork session which was developed by Stan and Christina Grof, I found in my arms the wings of an Albatross. Learning that the Albatross mate for life and return to their birth rock once a year to nest and bring forth one chick. Their annual courtship is a dance upon the … Continue reading

MM#16–The Gods’ Fists

MM#16–The Gods’ Fists

The Gods’ Fists The harsh needles of winter rain that have battered my window, my heart my sheltering roof watered the salted stones that line the shore these stones now shine like diamonds as the Moon slips through. Waves rise, spraying with fierce clatter bits of broken glass, old nets, plastic bags and buoys against … Continue reading

MM #15–Wandering Truth

MM #15–Wandering Truth

Wandering Truth, Moon Musing #15, December 2016 Truth One of the wanderers in a field strewn with poppies covering the forgotten gods. Truth A wanderer unequal to the task burying ragged roots like messengers from the tangled deep. The Earth is your shroud carefully woven the crafted bulk of clay become a jug and I … Continue reading

Moon Musings #14–The Waking Poets

Moon Musings #14–The Waking Poets

Joining with friends in a glorious leaf-lit walk on the High Park Labyrinth in Toronto, a certain move toward waking touched my poet’s heart. This waking began with a rustling of autumn leaves, a lavish Sun drawing Mercurial speech, a hard look at structures of modernity that may no longer be useful. With a new … Continue reading

MM#12–Refuge

MM#12–Refuge

Watching the planets as they roam the sky in winter I am struck not only by their separation but by their interaction. We have just passed through the last square between Pluto and Uranus, biting energies that penetrate deep into our souls. For a time I felt like a wrecked ship on a stormy beach, … Continue reading