Check out this beautiful issue of G U E S T #11 edited by Elizabeth Robinson and made with so much love by Rob McLennan & above/ground press. You can order your copy here.
The editor of an anthology, in which I am proud to have my poems included, asked me to send some information for the headnote about my grandparents and parents. It made me well up—this invitation to think about them in in the context of my own writing. It was kind of amazing to pull their history into the threads of my own story in this way. How often do we get to publicly honor our lineages in our official bios?
Some of my favorite magical-spiritual communities here in the Bay Area are Pagan, and I often find myself working with the Pagan Wheel of the Year. This Lammas, here are the self-reminders I am harvesting: