Panagia, All Holy Mother

The Paliani Monastery in the mountains of Crete was called “ancient” when it was first mentioned in Greek literature in...

“Beauty Sensuality and Wonder”

As I made my way through the extensive grounds of Knossos Palace on the Greek island of Crete today, I...

What is Plenty

Not food, not funds, just love, and time. What details of the world have I this day attended to, in...

With Bells On

Their bells precede them. One by one, from thick brush, a hundred sheep emerge. They pour into the dry riverbed,...

Susa Silvermarie photography

Time’s Not

Time’s not snapshots in a flipbook but something fluid I can stand in, as if its waves create a drape...

photography by Susa Silvermarie

After Visiting the Museum

One little life, such a tiny swish in the stretch of swinging stars. But here’s a spoon that’s made of...

Twice Today

My forearms, my feet, still tingle, still emit cool light. The Aegean, swept all of me, this morning, into her...

Living Music

Sappho’s descendant, I am once again this time,* here where she walked in the hills, and bathed in the silken...

Angels

They keep coming, the angels. In the train stations they appear, to lug my baggage down the many steps and...

Making Light

  Making light of has changed, for me, from playing down to playing up; I want to make it every...