Woolen Cloak

Quietly the woolen cloak descends upon the sleeping ground, solemnly returning in the winter’s song, softened harmony reflecting silence’ part Watchful o’er the sleeping land the blanket bathes the senses’ open nerves with subtle waves of resting light and solitude Underneath this calming sea, the trees have shed their summer’s dress and sleep in dreams …

Imbolc

As winter’s rage o’erwhelms the silent earth a whiff of life, a whisper, is exhaled beyond the grip of ice on rimy firths - A herald of the death of sorrow’s Hel. She strains and groans against the fading veil for in the twilight glow the prime is birthed between the knees of rolling mounds …

Winter

In darkness lies midwinter’s lonely road beneath the bleak discriminating erne. He pads midst silent seas of snow and firn and stride upon the troglodytic wold. The sun grows shy before his slow advance, the moon tenaciously asserts her berth. Her glow illuminates the raven’s mirth and floods the season’s gelid, hoary manse. Amidst the …

Somber Seas Descend

Somber seas descend upon the winter’s park while coating all within a dulcet wrap Drizzled tones preclude the airs of thrush and lark Men advance in coat and gamp and cap Roads transform in shining sheets of clever black Trees are thrown into a wild dance Huddled beasts collect in dripping, leafy shacks Winds parade …