It's been a while... I haven't written a poem since Beltaine. And, as the reader will attest, not a blog post either. Litha, or Summer Solstice, the Celtic season just passing is the Solar Energetic peak of the year, the time of greatest energy for accomplishment and productivity - getting things done and bringing things … Continue reading Being a Writer When Not Writing : Litha & Lammas
Sat 6 July ~ CACAO POETRY MANDALA at the Yoga Life Studio, Eastbourne Thurs 11 July ~ EXTRAORDINARY & EVERYDAY UTOPIAS at the University of Brighton Fri 12 July ~ BREATHING & MOVING FOR WELLBEING at the University of Westminster 17-21 July ~ POETRY MANDALA WORKSHOP & PERFORMANCES at Buddhafield Festival, Taunton Sat 27 July ~ PEACE DRUM … Continue reading Summer Offerings from Sally-Shakti Willow: Yogi Poet Witch
Submissions are open until 11pm on 21 June and the anthology will be published in 2020.
The anthology, which began as a moment of triumph and cautious celebration, now also feels like a moment of protest ~ with women's bodies and our rights to choose what we do with them coming under increasing attack.
Sally-Shakti Willow reading Earth Keepers at Into the Wild Beltaine 2019.
Embodying this erotic pulse through my writing practice, I turn again to Gertrude Stein.
Here's one of my newest poems, XR, read live at Into the Wild Beltaine 2019.
Three poems from ATHA, live at Into the Wild Beltaine 2019.
The poems collected in Atha use collage techniques to anchor into the reality of this moment. Refusing to avoid the challenges and political crises of our time, while navigating a deeper channel of the possibility of utopia that can be accessed even now.
May is going to be a particularly abundant month for my writing, poetry and performance! So I've made a timeline for you here!