V Day 2014

by Leona Graham February 15, 2014 Anthropocene Diary

Yesterday Transforming Hallmark Valentine Day into Victory for Vagina Day We sang, surfed, danced and digitalized To a tricky, troubled watery, snowy, icy world, full of rolling clouds and manifest bluster, the close edge of climate change upon us Today The winds blow on, remembering Peter Postlethwaite’s gift of himself in the film Stupid, reading […]

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V DAY 2014: ONE BILLION RISING–RISE FOR JUSTICE

by Leona Graham February 14, 2014 Anthropocene Diary

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As Brigit’s Time is Upon Us…thinking of goddesses…

by Leona Graham January 29, 2014 Anthropocene Diary

…and green & purple witches attending Goddess Conference in Glastonbury…

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inspiration

by Leona Graham January 6, 2014 Poesie

Inspiration In this winter of discontent Fails   Even the prospect Of Yellowstone erupting Fails   Only inner life Is bright With promise   Trolling through news Facebook and email No news is good news   Only the angels Singing on earth The real ones   Age brings more meaning More insight More   The […]

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Days of The Dead

by Leona Graham November 16, 2013 Poesie

  Ed: 17 November 2013 I did fear to speak of Death In this Time of Dying Though needs must   Turning inward The world dies outward Leaves curl and crumble   Brother Ian, Samhain Eve Highland Ancestors awaiting Pipes playing   He spoke of beings in white But they had always been his guides […]

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I Will Miss–Salamanca

by Leona Graham October 24, 2013 Anthropocene Diary

I will miss the sunsets across the hills I never walked to the wild shoreline of Spain I never saw the smiles of young volunteers glowing orange the hugs and laughter with Laura and Leticia the conversatione with Bob and DAR and Jokin and Alan and Dana the midnite meals around candlelight, a glass of […]

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Join Us in Salamanca, Spain, for the 10th World Wilderness Congress: 4-10 October, 2013

by Leona Graham May 10, 2013 Anthropocene Diary

http://wild10.org/en/

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Great Aunt Alice: in Memoriam for My Friend Ann’s Aunt Who is being Remembered in a Special Service April 27th 2013 in Pennsylvania USA

by Leona Graham April 27, 2013 Poesie

Great Aunt Alice For Alice Lillian Carlson nee Retzlaff January 4, 1907-October 2, 2012 By Ann’s friend Leona Alice-Mae Graham   I felt I knew Ann’s Aunt Alice.   Through the years Her-stories came my way. I wish we’d met.   But we did In a way, A woman after my own heart:   Indefatigable. […]

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International Women’s Day: rise up, never give up, we stand on our fore-mothers’ shoulders…

by Leona Graham March 8, 2013 Anthropocene Diary

V-Day and W-Day meet in my mind we sing one song, a hymn to a future without violence to girls and women a joyful tune of tomorrow our species walks in wisdom, dances with wolves, runs with the cheetah we are ready now for all men to lay down their arms and be for us […]

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V-Day: Rising Here at Home

by Leona Graham February 14, 2013 Brigit Matters

14 February 2013 Here At Home All is quiet On the one billionth doorstep But I can hear them in the distance Demanding freedom from violence Celebrating hope despite the danger The right to walk streets Without fear of rape A determination to right wrong In Delhi they dance In Manila they move In Sydney […]

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