Respiration #MondayBlogs

Morning and night and night and morning I spend my time with a machine breathing and re-breathing and forcing salt into the lungs all for the push of air morning and night and night and morning the air chokes up in my lungs breathing through flutters and forcing violent coughs for obstruction and impediment to … Continue reading Respiration #MondayBlogs


The sea within me dreams of the sky stretching upward to return to the moon the sea within me is set aglow pulled into the cycle that shapes the nights the sea within me dreams of the sky rising to the heavens on the moon’s tide - Caroline A. Slee


History on my feet fallen empires from peasantry to couture the steps of seven centuries shifting time all in the name of health - Caroline A. Slee

Spice and Shift

Even the air carried a new scent as the wild in us returns ready to run the woods and howl at the moon in season shift and autumn’s energy - Caroline A. Slee

Do Not Disturb #MondayBlogs

I guard my sleep as though my life depended on it setting a watch powering down beginning a ritual well in advance I set guardians at the gate an aggressive do not disturb waving a sign for all to stay away as my body seeks healing restoration I guard my sleep like riches buried away … Continue reading Do Not Disturb #MondayBlogs


The currents tug at us landlocked and surrounded setting us into a spin sending us drifting every which way finally rocking us to lullaby sleep - Caroline A. Slee

At the Forge

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko on At the Forge All that lasts is not made through fair skies and calm seas but through steel and fire and laboring hours we leave our former selves as ghosts of the past ashes that remind us of all that we were - Caroline A. Slee

Clive Barker #FridayPhilosophy

A bit of spookiness for your Friday! “Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we’re opened, we’re red.” - Clive Barker

The Path Chosen

It may be more difficult a steeper grade a strenuous climb but the views exhilarate and the accomplishment gives us light feet as we continue to journey a path others will not take - Caroline A. Slee

Early Company

These early morning awakenings - The 4 a.m. starting times - used to be coffee and silence and words on the page now the alarm sets the day running I tumble from the bed and my shadows follow behind chattering at me setting a watch over me welcoming the day at my side - Caroline … Continue reading Early Company