“Sorcerous Poetics”

I originally began writing this as an exploration of historiolae and their narratives within a Cyprianic context. To be sure, historiola as a thing is the basis for this piece, but my focus has changed. I want to zoom in on "Saint Cyprian as a Healer and Further Considerations on Sorcerous Poetics" from Jose Leitao's … Continue reading “Sorcerous Poetics”

Tarot dreams, or dreaming with tarot

The eve of St. John the Baptist is here and for me the actual eve, the night, of this day is about imaginal, and not so imaginal, escapades. Wild nights under the starts, ecstatic dancing, and a communion between the living and the spirits (including the dead). Since this is about entering into more fluid … Continue reading Tarot dreams, or dreaming with tarot

A litany of sorrows and a song of hope

I am heartbroken about so many things both little and big, close and far. That we, as in my son, partner, and I are isolated from contact, physical, from those in our families. That fear and anxiety is the medium of the message everywhere I look. That my son was not able to enjoy the … Continue reading A litany of sorrows and a song of hope

Saint Justina: a candle in the dark

Some days ago, I was catching up with friends in these isolated times, and reading on how others are managing in their homes with reduced physical contact with others. I thought back to different times, places, and hardships. How others have navigated trying times. I thought of the Saints and of persons in history that … Continue reading Saint Justina: a candle in the dark

Of shadows and corners

It's day number I'm not sure when everything closed down, I've always worked from home but now it's with my partner and child present, which makes for interesting work times. While home, and separated from regular weekend adventures with others and at the beach, we've been taking mostly daily walks around our neighborhood. Which has … Continue reading Of shadows and corners