Flora HerbLore, FolkLore, Legendary History

Midsummer Memorial

It was the Longest Day, so we wentinto the mountains to see it through.We sat for our feast of... Read More
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Lysimachia / Loosestrife

“ … fairies, like witches, have a strange antipathy to yellow flowers, and rarely frequent localities in which they... Read More
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Germander speedwell

‘Chamaedrys’ – ‘low-growing oak’ – how could this be? Those bright eyes that speed you on your way, so... Read More
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Buttercups

A field-full, turning the greenYellow. Swallows swoop lowOver the flowers, preyingOn the buglife of this meadow. Shimmering on the... Read More
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SCURVYGRASS

This one’s a cliffhanger – sailorsAt sea sicken forA haven from the wavesSearching the shore,Finding in rocky covesA promise... Read More