Category Archives: Thoughts

Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes: Stuff that Nightmares are Made of?

Our ancestors had a strange sense of humour when it came to songs they created for their young.  I grew up singing and hearing: “Rockabye Baby,” ”Ring Around the Rosy,” and reciting “Mary, Mary Quite Contrary,” innocent to the possible … Continue reading

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Eleanor of Gloucester: Witchcraft at Court

The year he captures is 1441- the painter is Edwin Austin Abbey.  The figure is Eleanor of Gloucester, she is doing penance for necromancy and witchcraft.  I read her name in a book about Anne Bolelyn by Allison Weir.  Both … Continue reading

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A Tradition of Tea

A vase with fresh tulips are on the dining table, and the blue willow tea pot with matching sugar  and milk sit patently waiting to be used. Morgan has chosen the red tea cup found in the cupboard, while I … Continue reading

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The Wait

The ear receives the news The brain echoes Words and air are caught-caged Skin freezes Blood boils Stomach becomes a vortex Acid “More time” Might as well be a knife in the heart

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A Change

I woke up to the vision of a machine beast hovering outside of my window.  Walked down into the kitchen and observed eight men in what looked to be a trench three meters from my porch.  This house is nothing … Continue reading

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