Category Archives: october

Halloween Poetry – All Hallows – Louise Gluck

All Hallows BY LOUISE GLÜCK Even now this landscape is assembling. The hills darken. The oxen sleep in their blue yoke, the fields having been picked clean, the sheaves bound evenly and piled at the roadside among cinquefoil, as the toothed moon rises: This is the barrenness of harvest or pestilence. And the wife leaning…

Herbs for Samhain

Halloween/Samhain – also known as Hallowmas, Night Between Veils, All Souls Eve and All Hallows Eve is now widely celebrated across many cultures and in many diverse ways. Samhain as it is commonly called by Pagans/Wiccans is from the Gaelic ‘Summers End’ and is marked as a fire festival to honour ancestors and those that…