Tread Light and Run Through The Fire

Content Notes: I do use the word "crazy" from time to time because I identify with that word as a mentally ill person. I also talk frankly about burnout, violence (in a dream), trauma, and similarly heavy topics. If there is something you need a specific content warning on, please let me know and I… Continue reading Tread Light and Run Through The Fire

Spiralrunning at the Witches Sabbat

The last leg of the drive to Raven's Knoll occurred in some of the thickest fog I've ever seen outside of the coast of Nova Scotia, and we could barely see three feet ahead of the windshield. I told my partner I'd blow the fog away, and he responded that he doubted my otherworldly abilities… Continue reading Spiralrunning at the Witches Sabbat

Five Witch Comrades on The Mountainside

“How are everyone’s shoes?” I wonder, looking at my four witch comrades. We all take a moment to stare at our shoes. Most of us are wearing shoes with proper rubber soles or otherwise sturdy footwear and so I suggest: “Let’s follow that path.” It’s a small path that snakes uphill into the forest, still… Continue reading Five Witch Comrades on The Mountainside

The Oil God

Our society is powered by a dark death that pools beneath us and all around us—this is mostly a poetic way of saying that Oil is everywhere. During my childhood, the conversation regarding fossil fuels all around me, at school, at church, with my family, was all about how we were running out of this finite, limited resource.… Continue reading The Oil God

Shady pine trees and rivers of light: The Witches Sabbat at Raven’s Knoll 2016

The way that people stitch themselves together happensSlow slow slowMeklit Hadero The fire, the conifers, the constant chorus of cicadas, frogs, and toads. The pine needles that coat the forest floor, a soft tapestry soaked in cedrus deodara that protects and nourishes. I learned long ago that many conifers do indeed drop their needles (and… Continue reading Shady pine trees and rivers of light: The Witches Sabbat at Raven’s Knoll 2016