Tag Archives: symbolism

It was the moon that did it…

…hanging there in her fullness; already rising so far north since her brief flirting with the equinoctial horizon. Then today, past full but still ripe, high overhead; a ghostly image against the brightest blue of mid morning’s cloudless sky. How … Continue reading

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Sneaking in at the back… Bison’s Year

It feels as though my last (real) post was way back on May Day of 2018. Everything since doesn’t really count: a rant, a dream, a reblog, a rant, and an accidentally forgotten post, scheduled for a solstice I barely … Continue reading

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The Watcher’s dilemma

I am Watcher. I’m in a high place, yet remain shadowed by brooding mountains that further darken a black sky. The gale flattens a campfire in front of me, casting all warmth to the western horizon. A tent-like structure behind … Continue reading

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Shell shock

Sometimes, dreams come simply; any symbolic element of relevance bubbling readily to the surface. Some wake you laughing; with ludicrous images arising from apparently disassociated elements and ideas. Yesterday morning’s was neither. Myself and a stranger are somewhere in a … Continue reading

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When we dance together, we dissolve

Originally posted on Beltane Fire Society:
On the morning of Beltane Fire Festival 2016, our community is buzzing with excitement about the event that will begin in a few short hours after months of hard work. This is the perfect…

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Dance of Life

Beautiful photo essay on the four elements from Seonaid at breathofgreenair. Enjoy! ~~~~ 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 … Continue reading

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Sunrise call

The traditional morning ceremony of the Zuni. Before dawn breaks, the Sun-priest summons the people to the roofs and tops of the houses to greet the mother-of-life, the rising sun. The call for her to rise is played to the … Continue reading

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Unexpected Visit

One of the places where I often find myself whilst travelling through the worlds, particularly if I have no specific destination in mind or task to achieve, is a grove of trees which conceal a deep pool fed by a … Continue reading

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Dream of a dream within a dream

Came across this bizarre “little” dream, of a dream within a dream, whilst looking for something else. It doesn’t make much outward sense, I suppose, but there are certain “loaded” aspects which I thought may be of interest to some … Continue reading

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