(Essay) Sacred Datura Sings in the Rain by Sara Wright

Last night I was sitting on the porch listening to the rain. The sweet scent of water wafted in through the open window as the song Tree of Life was Read More …

(Poem) Changing Woman Speaks by Sara Wright

The two climbed steep hills and rubble to reach the meadow. The flat-topped mountain peered down at the women gathering stones (from her body) as if they were diamonds. Amber, Read More …

(Prose) The Feast of the New Grain/Lammas: The Turning of the Wheel by Sara Wright

The Turning of the Wheel Today heavy mist shrouds the apple trees and rises like puffs of smoke over the mountains. Every twig is still covered with lush green leaves Read More …

(Prose) Mother Daughter Betrayal by Sara Wright

(1) As a child I adored my very distant mother and did everything I could to please her, including becoming a second mother to my baby brother at four years Read More …

(Poem) What Happens When Hate Wins? by Sara Wright

What happens when Hate wins? Do the Sandhill cranes stop singing? Do the junipers cease to release their scent? Do the stars fall into the sea? Does the white moon Read More …

(Poem) Wildflower Moon Pyre and Prayer by Sara Wright

I stood out under the thick gray clouds And listened to the bird song, the roaring river flood, watched the swallows soaring overhead cutting the invisible link between earth and Read More …

(Prose) Spring Rain by Sara Wright

For the last couple of days we have had cloudy weather with a few irregular cloudbursts bringing much needed rain to our Juniper clustered high desert…When it rains earth tones Read More …

(Prose) The Grandmothers by Sara Wright

When I first arrived in Abiquiu the Pedernal stood out above the other mountains with its imposing triangular shape and flattened top. Initially this mesa fascinated me because Georgia O’Keeffe Read More …

(Poem) White Bear by Sara Wright

She came to me in a dream under the shadow of a ripening moon. Wet fur shining great paw extended curved claws clasping me from behind.

(Prose) Snowy: Tribute to a “Spirit Animal” by Sara Wright

(4/10/13 – 1/22/16) What do I mean by the words Spirit Animal? Indigenous peoples take it for granted that each animal has an Elder Spirit who watches over that particular Read More …

(Poem Prose 2) Witches in the Weeds by Sara Wright

Per Wikipedia, Datura “was known as an essential ingredient of potions and witches’ brews.” The word witch was first coined by the King James version of the Bible, which appeared Read More …

(Poem Prose 1) Witches in the Weeds by Sara Wright

There she is in flight, a shooting star on fire. There she spirals eyeless her blue wind births chaos. There she moans bitterly churning up dark waters. There she plows Read More …

(Poem) Hecate's Moon by Sara Wright

Lupita, Guadalupe – Your agave points of light glow in grave darkness.   Hecate’s Moon is Red. The Raven slices the sky into shards. The River catches shivering stars.   Read More …