An altar at Freyja Hof in the moonlight. Photo Credit: Seana Fenner

The Heavenly Darkness of Night…

Archibald MacLeish, from “Ars Poetica” (1926)

A poem should be motionless in time
As the moon climbs,
Leaving, as the moon releases
Twig by twig the night-entangled trees,

Leaving, as the moon behind the winter leaves,
Memory by memory the mind —
A poem should be motionless in time
As the moon climbs.

An altar at Freyja Hof in the moonlight. Photo Credit: Seana Fenner
An altar at Freyja Hof in the moonlight.
Photo Credit: Seana Fenner