The New Year

by angeliska on December 31, 2007

The Blanchette is a goat-fairy who appears on New Year’s Eve to bestow blessings upon a household. She comes bearing two babies, one is sweet and rosy-cheeked and crowned with a garland of blossoms. The other child is sickly, wan (…)

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Folderol, fall and all

by angeliska on October 20, 2007

It’s just beginning to turn here- still golden enough for your metal zipper to burn your neck, just a little, if you stand in a slanting sheaf of afternoon light for too long. Almost Fall! Nearly knee socks! Soon, soon (…)

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Tiempo de la abeja y la flor

by angeliska on March 26, 2007

Mallow (Lavatera trimestis) Here is the blossoming, blooms and bees burgeoning. Tendrils unfurl, new shoots green and tender saplings sway shyly awkward, maidenly and raw-boned bark- a translucent film slides away to reveal young leaves bosky and budding. We had (…)

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