Tag: winter

Winter Woman

Winter woman is here. I have heard her singing in the distance for some time but now she has walked through the door, earlier than expected. She is not bound and makes her own rules.The first thing she told me, “ Love is not a soft pink promise and only fools believe it to be […]

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The Grandmother & The Maiden

It is Winter and the Grandmother sleeps.  All about her children creep, hiding from the ice of her cold fingers, fearful lest she wake angry with them, afraid that this time she will not wake and her white hard mantle will lay across the land until the Earth breaks. But in her sleep the Grandmother […]

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The Cailleach

The Old One stirs and sends her cold breath to test her children, to see who will stand and who will flee, who will live and who will die.  She tests us and probes with her bony fingers, reaches into our chests and feels the beat of our hearts.  Does the beat stay steady or […]

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