Tag Archives: poetic mysteries

Tapped Out?

For the millionth time, today I almost slacked off. I could not see anything happening if I tried to work–my head was dull and empty. But my conscience is apparently stronger than my laziness, so I tried anyway. Results below. … Continue reading

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The Polestar Sign

Today has been a very different sort of day. To start with, I have been trying to learn to work with runes a little bit, so the first thing I did was select one to represent the energies of the … Continue reading

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Hollowed Out

The poems are best when they come too quickly for me to think about. I don’t want to know what they mean until they have said it. That takes forebearance–I am as ego-invested as anyone in creating dignified work that … Continue reading

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Mid-Magic

“Real magic is the art of bringing gifts from another world into this world.” Robert Moss Magic has been mentioned here several times recently, but we haven’t said what we mean by it. One thing it can’t mean is stage … Continue reading

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Telling Magic

Remember a while ago, how I said that I had asked for and been granted permission (from my own intuition/sources) to share as much of the Secret as I could? This goes back to the almost universal tradition that students … Continue reading

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Waning to Wax

Secret lunar and menstrual magic flows quietly behind today’s work. It carries on with the recent theme, the latest stage in the Lovers’ story, but I have been considering which aspects of life I still have not listened to fully, … Continue reading

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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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Nothing Is Everything

A change is come upon me, and I understand what it is. So many of the threads and pathways I have followed throughout the course of my work, for many more years than I have been posting here, have been … 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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