The Journal

The Weeping Willow; Woe and the Roots of Resilience
“Slow wind sighed through the willow leaves, The ripple made a moan, The world drooped murmuring like a thing that grieves; And then I felt alone.”  - Christina Rosetti, 'In the Willow Shade' The willow tree, beguiling and forlorn, has...
In defence of the night; Finding solace in the darkness
Throughout human history and across cultures, darkness carries with it negative connotations. Fear, evil, and death all seem to leap from every long shadow, to stalk every deep cave. We turn from the dark and towards the light. Fear of...