Posts in the “FASCINATIONS” category

Ô Saisons, ô Châteaux !

by Angeliska on November 5, 2016

Ô saisons ô châteaux, 
 Quelle âme est sans défauts ? 

Ô saisons, ô châteaux,
 J’ai fait la magique étude
 Du Bonheur, que nul n’élude.

 Ô vive lui, chaque fois
 Que chante son coq gaulois.

 Mais ! je n’aurai plus (…)

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Texas Holy Water

by Angeliska on November 3, 2016

Is it November, or is it still August? It’s hard to tell honestly – hard to say that Fall has come here, because the earth is cracked and the leaves are crisped, but not with winter’s chill. Sweat still trickles (…)

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Frog + Toad in August Storms

by Angeliska on August 29, 2016

I’ve discovered a strange pattern recently – a restlessness in my spirit that seems to hit me every year around this time, and keeps me from sleep. Some unseen goblin has been sitting on my chest like the one in (…)

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A Paean For The Goblin King

by Angeliska on January 14, 2016

After my last sweet visitor had headed home the night of the 10th, after a perfect and beautiful birthday, full of friends and children and kindness and sweet medicine and pierogis, I sat alone at my kitchen table covered in (…)

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FEAST + FAMINE

by Angeliska on November 26, 2015

It’s Thanksgiving time, and the cornucopias are overflowing. Refrigerators are stuffed full, a fruitful spread laden with more dishes than the table can hold, bellies filled to bursting. It’s a harvest pageant, an ancient feast where we eat our fill (…)

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