Thursday, April 22, 2021

*A Gray Day of Hope*

 

It's Earth Day. And the First Day of Summer in Iceland. A public holiday. Despite all that, today feels very gray and gloomy to me. Dingy. Musky. Mousy. Colorless. Bleak. Barren. But, perhaps it's just me.


~

A gray overcast day

Murky rivers

Heavy flow



The Icelandic summer has begun

We’re through the winter maze

We’re not lost. We're alive. 

How amazing!


Yet death lingers

To the naked eye


Bare branches

Standing solemnly

In a row

Worn

And torn



Old leaves 

Old growth

Once full of flavor and colour

Heartbeats of seasons passed

Now showing again

Lifeless

Death, peeking through

From underneath the snow

 

Not all things beautiful are bright and blue


 

Sometimes you have to look,

forage your inner landscapes

for your brilliance 

Your magic!

Sense your inner sparkle

In the subtleties around you



Oh yes

What a relief!

There it is

A fellow dragon in a tree

A golden plover flying free



See there!

A single flower in the stream

A yellow glow 

Glistening in the flow 


Of forever



And on its banks

From underneath the shrubs

Something new is emerging



Oh and look at those trunks!

My stubs?

Yes, I too am an elephant!

Grounded.



Seagulls and ravens are battling in the sky

I hope their young ones are ok!


I know (moping)

Nature has its way

I have to relax

Mind my own business

Just witness

 

As the circle of life

Unfolds all around me

Evolution in spiraling motion



The center 

A song in my heart


༄ Sóley ~ Photos, my own


Wednesday, April 14, 2021

*Sister Soulbird*

 



A poem woke me up this morning. a gentle birthday kiss.

It's a poem to our younger sisters. I wanted to send them Love & Encouragement

~ Sister Soulbird

She, gently stroke the surface of the water

mesmerized by the effects of her tender touch The ripples gradually reaching far and wide ~ Oh yes! Sweet sister Sister soulbird Your powers are magic amplified Within you burns a divine flame protected by the sacred waters You are a healing balm Pure and potent Within you the greatest gift resides The ability to nurture hold and listen Attentively with all your porous sensibilities So remember always sweetest sister that within you you carry medicine great power and holy magic ༄ Sóley ~ Photo by Yoann Boyer