When I lay down my head to sleep You softly shine your light Across the sky, your journey far, Watching though the night From west to east you travel through My darkest hours and then You welcome me in dawn’s soft rays When I wake up again Before too long your light will dim As … Continue reading Morning Star
I’ve reread Gawain & The Green Knight this week for the first time in probably 18 years. If you’re not familiar with this work, it is a lengthy poem with 101 stanzas (2532 lines) that was originally written in Middle English by no one knows who somewhere around the 14th century… we think. While I … Continue reading “Gawain & the Green Knight” ⁂ Classics
He thought of her and wondered what she felt for him. He’d never been brave enough to outright tell of his desire and had kept his heart safe from rejection by keeping a mask on his emotions. He did not know she’d done the same. ⁂ Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the “mask” and … Continue reading Mask
In our society as it exists today, there is often an unhealthy idealization and hero worship that takes place when we see others accomplishing and overcoming difficult things. We make demigods of those whom we see as being above ourselves and we seek to associate ourselves with those we see as above the norm. The … Continue reading Sisu: Is it in You?
Fate will find a way To bring the dead back to life Blooming in the spring Continue reading Fate
Vacantly he stares, not seeing the room, unable to focus, barely acknowledging the words flung his direction. He’s woolgathering about her… Again… And he’s trying to decide what to do about the truth he holds inside. ⁂ Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the “wool gathering” and write a piece in exactly 36 words. ⁂ … Continue reading Woolgathering
The mark upon the Hawthorn branch Points silently to the Oak Which alone stands within The very heart of the grove Carved upon the tree Sometime ages and ages hence Yet still visible but only for those Whose trained eyes know where to look For they know Who really is “Friend of my soul” ⁂ Continue reading ᚐᚅᚐᚋᚉᚐᚏᚐ