Posts from the 'Susitna Writer’s Voice' category
A history of human perception and prediction
of the Leonid meteor shower,
with updates on the activities
of La Luna, and the “dance of the planets”
in the morning sky.
This story does not have a “…and they lived happily ever after” ending. It’s more in the vein of “harsh reality”, so please be forewarned. I want to tell the story because of what I learned from the birds involved. I wish to honor their amazing dedication and tenacity in the face of overwhelming challenges.
Susitna Writer’s Voice–“Blue Moon Halloween”, “Shroedinger’s Cat”, and “The Existence of Mayflies”, by Ellen TheaSunday, October 25, 2015
Talkeetna performance poet Ellen Thea reads three of her short poems.
At midnight, by the river,
in the city
she put on her wild shoes
to journey forth.
She, disguised as a declaration of her true self,
this blue moon halloween,
gifted some times once upon a lifetime.
Her doorway is her shrine.
An essay by Talkeetna resident Bill Was.
His blog is talkeetnatraces.com
To see light, one must first be receptive to light. This favorite aphorism of mine has all the hallmarks of a stalwart maxim: it is short in length, composed of simple words and, at first blush, appears to be obvious. But the power contained in truly understanding and practicing its meaning is virtually unlimited. I’d been aware of this truism for decades but only in the last five years or so did I finally come to understand its significance and begin to practice its wisdom. While often difficult to live, the rewards I’ve reaped far overshadow my struggles to remain receptive. (more…)
Talkeetna resident Maureen Chambrone writes about a recent class focusing on a common local plant with a variety of attributes.