Wisdom Winder

Wisdom Women Dancing:

There is that time
every day
when the light dims
and the door sighs softly
as it closes on the day.

When the bright moon hovers
under the horizon
not yet ready to leave
those over the curve of the planet
to the rising light.

The mysteries begin to gather
shuffling into play order
in which to be told.
Taking time, allowing space
for each other.

She, Wisdom Winder collects the playlist
tugging the thread
back to ancient libraries
gathered by generations of women,
Wisdom women dancing.

Shadows grow longer,
fires are kindled for warmth
and the scrying of the flame gazers.
She Who holds the scroll
begins to unwind
Playing out the mysteries of deep story.

There we are
Smack in the middle of the wisdom line
drawn from the mystery lines
through to our frontal cortex.
Excitement shaking us
hanging onto every word,
every action and expression
as the Legendary Self
is storied into Being.

‘It’s in the stories”, she whispers,
‘After the light dims
and the fire is lit
and the women settle to listen,
only then will She dance
her feet stamping the rhythms
of women’s wisdom
throughout the cosmos.

It’s in the legends of all
Legendary Women who have
gone before.

Acrylic on canvas 30″x40″

Legendary Self 2021 : Wisdom Winder

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I live and work in a beautiful place with a river and beach and the wild west coast. Having grown up without a TV, as a family we read a lot. This lead to me writing a lot which in turn lead to a habit of writing poetry to make sense of my world. My grandmother painted. Lovely oils and water colours which she encouraged me to try. For many years I did very little, life was not conducive to creativity until came a time when life turned on its head and suddenly I found expression in creativity with the Intentional Creativity method taught by Shiloh Sophia McCloud in her Color of Women training. So here I am, writer, artist, ritual maker showing my offerings to the world.

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