Oh, child - there’s a world beyond this beyond what we have seen beyond cobblestone steps and the new religions Oh, child - there is more than the myth we’ve been fed something older than governments and deeper than these roots Oh, child - hold fast your dreams and travel far beyond the limits others … Continue reading Oh, Child #MondayBlogs

Oh, Child #MondayBlogs

The house will fall all that was solid gone to cards and toothpicks the heart has gone out of it and the dreamer has awakened rudely without warning to find she is a cipher a ghost in what would have been her home and so without hesitation without a pause seamlessly the haunting will commence … Continue reading Smashing

Smashing

The morning ruckus in the nearby trees as branches are shifted wings burst out from between the greenery off to the hunt for perfect twigs and soft bedding morning industry as the river awakens with barges and fishermen and racing dogs a slice of peace before the madness as day resumes her rhythms - Caroline … Continue reading Twigs and Industry

Twigs and Industry

“It was the women, always the women, be they helpless serving girls or princesses, who paid the price.” - Jennifer Saint

Jennifer Saint #FridayPhilosophy

Pastoral peace wandering off track far distant Doppler sirens remind us of the world that waits while church bells echo to mark the day and the river flows impassive immune to our presence - Caroline A. Slee

Bucolic

Once you realize your lungs have transformed that gills exist where your humanity fades you become a fearless creature treading where you doubted finding no place that does not belong to you what goes bump in the night fears you when it feels the pressure wave of your approach you transform fearless into the powerful … Continue reading Fearless #MondayBlogs

Fearless #MondayBlogs

We did not know the world was a gamble and every step in faith was another call for cards to be shown we did not see ourselves gamblers playing against disaster with the simple lives we led: working, marrying, having children with total ruin a breath away we remain in the moment gamblers reading the … Continue reading Gambler

Gambler

We return to shadows relegated to the dark condemned judged cast aside along with history science the illusion of liberty all of those consumed by the deadly sins of theocracy the refusal to learn, or to think, or to love - Caroline A. Slee

Consolation

We are not a single spirit but many flowing together a rich soil for us to flower clustered together in a tangle there is not one way one answer or one path but roots spreading and leaves lifted to the skies that bring our nourishment - Caroline A. Slee

Nourishment #FridayPhilosophy

Wandering over maps without prescience no navigation to take us forward with any certainty life happening in the gaps without gps without compass an internal sense of direction North is imagined foresight has gone blind maps and charts just the raving scribbles of those who dreamt they ruled the world for after all names were … Continue reading Uncharted

Uncharted