(Poem) Poem to a Plant Goddess by Sara Wright

Her name is Datura. Delicate fluted deep-throated trumpets open to humming honey bees and summer rains. She communicates through scent.   In the fall I collect her sharp-needled pods. They Read More …

(Poem) What does it mean when the Black Birds Come? by Sara Wright

First it was the magpie Black and White shivering iridescent feathers flashing in every conceivable hue – warning about extremes.   Next the raven took up residence in the shining Read More …

(Poem) A Rose with Thorns is still a Rose by Sara Wright

A rose with thorns is still a rose. A wild rose. I gave up my rose, She was not good enough, pure enough, loving enough… Never Enough.   A rose Read More …

(Poem) OVER THE EDGE AND BEYOND: JOURNAL OF A NATURALIST by Sara Wright

Slipping through the forest padded paws embrace each leaf a silent plea for concealment from those who would harm. I breathe prayers He claws roots, mouths sweet earthen dirt digs Read More …

(Poem) Moon Tide by Sara Wright

What is it about the moon that calls me to Love as she slides under a sea of dark clouds?   Last night I gazed into a deep midnight sky. Read More …

Sara Wright to Helen Hye-Sook Hwang on Bell Essay 5

https://www.magoism.net/2013/03/bell-essay-5-the-ancient-korean-bell-and-magoism-by-helen-hwang/ “Korean bells have served the mission of carrying the cultural memory of Old Magoism.” Helen you have surely demonstrated this truth with another astonishing essay with photographs that allow Read More …

Sara Wright to Nane Jordan on White Ink Gifted Within the Presence of Women

https://www.magoism.net/2017/06/prose-white-ink-gifted-within-the-presence-of-women-by-nane-jordan/ “We are women healing wounds/lineages from mothers and traumatic experiences of mothering in our families and communities. This is a difficult topic to surface and admit in patriarchal society, Read More …

(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 …

Sara Wright to Helen Hye-Sook Hwang on Bell Essay 2

https://www.magoism.net/2013/01/bell-essay-2-ancient-korean-bells-and-magoism-by-helen-hye-sook-hwang/ Helen, this is an amazing essay so beautifully crafted and written and the pictures are stunning. “Behold! The bell is a metaphor of not only the body of a 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 …