Being a Writer When Not Writing : Litha & Lammas

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

Summer Offerings from Sally-Shakti Willow: Yogi Poet Witch

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

‘Livingness enacted through a form’

In writing the dailiness of life, the reality releases the dream of perfection. In my own writing practice, I've returned to the ground of my everyday life - journalling with the daily reality of my material circumstances. I've found an excitement in exploring the brevity of the sonnet form, and the openness of its contemporary innovations, to make poetry from my world.