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December 29, 2017 (2)

now it’s dawn
yet frost poppies sparkled

inspired by:

white poppy
it must have bloomed
from a wintry shower

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

Mid-week music

I went on a Spotify-trip thanks to Euzen and found Valravn and I really like their slower, softer songs, folktronica in Faroese, hypnotic and beautiful. I absolutely love how they use the old Scandinavian folk songs and mythology in their music. 78 more words


Dead Can Dance - Debut

Artist: Dead Can Dance

Genre: Rock, Gothic rock, Post-punk, World
Title: Self-titled
Label: 4AD
Format: CD
Musicians:Lisa Gerrard, Brendan Perry, James Pinker, Scott Roger, Peter Ulrich… 1,008 more words

Album Review

Current round-up


  • Doreen Valiente, Witch by Peter Heselton, a biography of the great foremother of contemporary witchcraft; still in progress
  • Sacred Band, a novel with queer superheroes that I plan to review soon…
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Sacred Nights: Ophidia

POEM: Rise Up

You can put your heel on the serpent’s head,

But the serpent will rise up.

You can put your chain on the slave’s neck, … 210 more words

Holy Days

Music for the season

The Sacred Nights have a soundtrack for me, just as much as Christmas did and does, or Holy Week in the Church. In past years I’ve shared songs from the movie… 55 more words

Holy Days

The Music of my Life 1985-1989

If the music scene of the mid to late eighties could be summed up in a single word it would be “fragmentation.” With new genres and sub-cultures spurning mainstream success in search of something authentic, the stranglehold of the big labels began to loosen on parts of the public consciousness. 1,039 more words