“The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach.”—Carl Jung Stetind, the national mountain of Norway, was … More The Way of Silence
“The wheel of time cannot be turned back. Things can, however, be destroyed and renewed. This is extremely dangerous, but the signs of our times are dangerous too. If there was ever a truly apocalyptic era, it is ours. God has put the means for a universal holocaust into the hands of men.” “The shadow … More The Well Beneath The Tree
“A hill there is,” answered she, “not far away from here, where elves have their haunt. Now get you the bull that Cormac killed, and redden the outer side of the hill with its blood, and make a feast for the elves with its flesh. Then thou wilt be healed.” —Cormac’s Saga The crops have … More Happy Alfablot!
“This dew-like life will fade away”—Dogen “Truly, to be whole is to return”—Daodejing The only truth that exists is found deep in the forest, When the rush of the stream, swollen with spring rain, Drowns out the noise of the mind and the human world beyond. The proud, defiant self melts into oblivion, In … More The Dreamlike Realm
A dollar a month would go a long way to ensuring that I can regularly produce new content! Thanks to all my supporters. https://www.patreon.com/runewhisper “Hu seo þrag gewat genap under nihthelm, swa heo no wære. How that time has passed away dark under the cover of night as if it had never been.”
Observing the wreckage of the Second World War from his high tower on the Californian coast, Robinson Jeffers wrote in 1938, “Look, you grey stones: Civilization is sick: stand awhile and be quiet and drink the sea-wind, you will survive civilization.” Jeffers adamantly opposed American involvement in the Second World War and the poems he … More “You Will See Monsters”
I’m proud to join the editorial team of Black Seed magazine. This issue has a wonderful selection of essays and marks an exciting new direction for green anarchy and anti-civilization discourse. http://blackseed.anarchyplanet.org/2017/07/24/black-seed-5/
—For Bec “If wanderers were not themselves the cause, then like the scent and color of the lotus in the sky, there would be no perception of the universe.”—Nagarjuna The young beast said to the old: How can I live in this world? This lacerated, ruptured world. Said the old beast to the … More Beasts Must Stick Together
“Heaven and earth aren’t humane.”—Daodejing “Faeries dance in the meadow and the leaf-crowned Nacken plays his fiddle in the silvery brook.”—Stagnelius Let us reject the classic anarchist motto “no gods, no masters,” and proudly declare that the Earth and it’s Spirits are our Gods and Masters. By what right does humanity claim its independence from the forces? … More In the Milky, Dim Strangeness Lies the Way
“The wild God of the world is sometimes merciful to those that ask mercy, not often to the arrogant.” In his twilight days, man dreams of his death. A lonely figure upon the cliff top gazing out over a black stormy sea under an iron sky. Beneath the stone, the volcanic consciousness pulses. The eyes beyond … More What Does the World Dream?