Category Archives: Poetry

Guest Poem: Lament of Aristaeus

One of my longtime favorite artists, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law shared this poem, and gave me permission to share it with you here. I find it moving, bittersweet. Enjoy! -E- Lament of Aristaeus I mourned once for their passing. Must I … Continue reading

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RedWood Vanatru Daily Prayers

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here regularly for a variety of reasons. I’d like to get back to it, but I admit, my spoons and motivation for this kind of writing have been low for a while now. … Continue reading

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“Fluid Is My Gender”

For National Coming Out Day, I present to you a guest post and collaboration with my dear friend and colleague, Dee Shull. They shared with me this poem, and I so loved it that I asked them if I could … Continue reading

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There Is No Away

I’m ranting lately. It’s been a hard week in a hard month in a hard year, and I just want it all to go away. All the things I just can’t deal with, all the people who hurt me or … Continue reading

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New Song! Seeking Odr

The other day while driving home, a new song for Freyja dropped into my head. When I got home, I holed up with my tablet to work out the verses, and a few hours later I had the whole thing … Continue reading

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A Chance To Sing?

Update: Wow, that was fast! I feel so blessed by you all, thank you! I still have a lot of stuff for sale, mind you, but I got in to the class!! ❤ So there’s this class I’d like to … Continue reading

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David Bowie is Dead

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
One more leaves the sunlit lands One more feasts in the hall of the ancestors David Bowie is dead I remember riding the bus with Ziggy I remember dancing with the…

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Vanatru Parody (ABBA)

Happy New Year folks! I want to start the year fresh, with a bit of humor. I hope you like filk, and ABBA! [Finally Facing I’m] Vanatru (Or “An Example of a Vanic Conspiracy”) Lyrics by me, without apologies to … Continue reading

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Forming the Tree

This is another of those very rough pseudo-verse poems that was dropped on my head a while back. The talk of how the wells and wyrd and memory intertwine with life and death seemed relevant to it, so I have … Continue reading

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Poem: Pandora

One of the take-aways from Many Gods West is the strong reminder that poetry is one of the gifts I’m supposed to be sharing with the world. To that end, and because I’ve been getting poked by the Gods I … Continue reading

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