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”

Conversation with the Night Sky

on the Solstice, December 2019 Bearing only a sliver of lightso I might know I adressedthe sky at all, I asked: Why must there be more black night?”So I may replenish the color of crow feathers,that wolves may know when to sing,that the moon might casta reflection in black waterand know that it is beautiful.ShouldContinue reading “Conversation with the Night Sky”

Tilt Farther: The Hibernal Solstice is Here (Revised)

This post was revised to multiple edited posts on December 18. Here’s hoping it reads a bit leaner and humbler. “Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow” This is how poet Christina Rossetti described the natural world to our insufficient senses in “In theContinue reading “Tilt Farther: The Hibernal Solstice is Here (Revised)”