Tag Archives: imaginal

Nothing More Mysterious

Two ‘predators’–a wolf and a fox–and the shaft of light that has them mesmerized. I don’t know who they are. I don’t recall if I have said much here about archetypes, but they show up here all the time. Some … Continue reading

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More Nothing Here

More Nothing Here Today’s work is another brief lyric, and again it focuses on a turn, a change in perspective. The larger change that is underway will mean a lot of letting go, and probably not much taking on of … Continue reading

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Wine of Nowhere

These have been some unsettled and unsettling times chez J. It shows in the work. More and more, I suspect I know what is going to happen before it does, which is just all kinds of wrong. Some days I … Continue reading

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Hoy Alloy

Still feeling a bit reflective, having realized how many people I have lost in recent years, and how much I still feel their presences. My late partner was a poet, storyteller, all around literary person, and had a much more … Continue reading

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Circles Join

3 March 2021 Yesterday I said that Yemaya had appeared in my work. I know her by many signs, but it took until this afternoon to make the most obvious connection. Someone I know died of drowning nearby, and one … Continue reading

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St. David’s

Today is the feast day of the native Welsh saint once called ‘the Waterman.’ Supposedly, that was because David–properly Dewi–abstained from alcohol. Odd, that–I live on a tidal river with many mariners for neighbors, and as far as I know, … Continue reading

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Nightmares

Sometimes I wonder if I am someone else’s nightmare. The Night Mare I have spoken about here is changing, now that she is a bit of a known quantity. The verses have been telling of a man who is searching … Continue reading

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Persons

This morning I was hearing measures in our dream meter again. They are terse, as usual; short lines don’t permit a lot of explication. As always, everything means more than one thing. They only sound as mysterious as need be–we … Continue reading

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Just This Moment

Another piece hot off the presses, with some comments while they are still within reach: I have mentioned the idea of ‘parings’ enough that it seems to have sunk in. Not only am I considering how they present throughout the … Continue reading

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Dream Meter

The piece to follow is so new, I might still be able to tell you a little about what was going on as it was happening. To begin with, these verses are cast in a special meter, one that came … Continue reading

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