Erondades. Dittany of Crete. Varieties of Love. The view from August.

An essay & original poem from where worlds meet in August heat…and crickets are deceived by shade and call for consorts night and day.

Christmas Eve 2019: The Life Artist

The Life Artist: Camellia on Pool Water, Christmas Eve, 2019 ©2019, Vincent Hostak From now forwardwhen I’m called to thinkof christmas eveit will be a camellia on pool waterwhich first appears.Snowdrifts and holly crowns,will always have their place.But winter comes in many shades.Stories are shared.Each tell: how it all began,how we changed,became better or wereContinue reading “Christmas Eve 2019: The Life Artist”

Of Squirrels & Spruces-A Midwinter Tale

Wild, Abandoned reflected on the active energy present in nature during the winter solstice. Near the eve of the Hibernal Solstice, here’s a vignette on a very near winter world & the relationships of plant and mammals. Neither of the varieties of both hibernate, it seems. In fact, there is a highly energetic relationship betweenContinue reading “Of Squirrels & Spruces-A Midwinter Tale”