(Poem) Honouring Artist Pamela Colman-Smith by Andrea Nicki

She illustrated the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck, the world’s most popular tarot deck. Rider was the company that produced it, Waite was her collaborator. She received no money from the sales Read More …

(Poem) Daffodils by Andrea Nicki

Their heads hang low from weeks of battering rain. They must find it hard to trust, meet the gaze of the new sun. Still, they hold their mouths open– a Read More …

(Poem & Art) Caterpillar by Andrea Nicki and Liz Darling

You’re back to caterpillar going inch by inch but this time you have a strut bolder colours, bristles are less appetizing for predators You have more courage to be out Read More …

(Poem) Lavender by Andrea Nicki

You have come to understand that if women are like flowers you are most like lavender: wild, earthly, resilient, abundant

(Poem) Spring Equinox Dance by Andrea Nicki

Some placed offerings on the room’s center altar One woman added a green blown glass bird She said her daughter made it when she was 17 Now in her 30’s Read More …

(Poem) Woodpecker by Andrea Nicki

Not a bird liked by everyone a “beautiful swan” gliding soundlessly through a pond in a restful park inspiring sketches and paintings or a fairy-like hummingbird gifted with ornate feeders Read More …

Andrea Nicki

View all posts by Andrea Nicki. Andrea Nicki grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. She has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Queen’s University and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Read More …

(Poem) new year's circle dance by Andrea Nicki

we wore white flowing cotton shirts, pants, skirts a circle of white petunias we danced without speaking made soft, quiet movements to usher in the new light our bodies coming Read More …

(Poem) Yule Tree by Andrea Nicki

A man asks me to be the angel who tops his family tree, watches over humans comforts unhappy husbands the angel with low expectations: “men will be men” I buy Read More …

(Poem) Artemis by Andrea Nicki

She rides her bike in the intense heat behind a man without a shirt on She keeps staring at the golden glow of his back a young Apollo riding the Read More …

(Poem) Young Nature Goddess by Andrea Nicki

Six-year-old girl has a pet ladybug for half-an-hour She puts it in a small glass jar with bits of green leaves draws a picture of it and a girl with Read More …

(Poem) Our Goddess by Andrea Nicki

Women, what if we had                                                   a goddess who was mentioned everyday? Praise the Goddess Praise Her, Her Flock, Her Fold She is all-loving, all-merciful Our breasts, sick from abuse would Read More …

(Poem) Dear Goddess

Dear Goddess, please forgive my sins.                                              I have been too loving, too generous, too meek and mild, too sweet. I have been too many offerings of wine-blood and bread-body. I Read More …