Sprig Spell

I build the spell with witch hazel, a woody frame to brighten gloomy days with spidery flowers in sunset sprays, sublime with spicy scent. I bind the spell with tendrils of evergreen ivy to ward off evil spirits, its heart-shaped leaves glossy with friendship and fidelity. I add some sprigs of rosemary to help you […]

Lily of the Valley

delicate perfume of fatal pale perfection silent carillon Kim M. Russell, 24th July 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1482 Lily of the Valley Today’s image for our inspiration is of a vase of lilies-of-the-valley, which were my grandmother’s favourite flowers and perfume. They are also highly poisonous. Chèvrefeuille has shared a tanka from 2015 […]