The fronds rustling in the chilled air and a wolf’s moon gently watches as I inhale and exhale smoke from within my soul and out towards the night sky. She looks down with her red face soon to be eclipsed and a secret nod occurs between us. She is a protector—moon goddess—and I am a loyal servant. In my sensuality I extol rituals in her name as invisible, glittering strings grow from within me and dissipate into energy like the smoke exiting my lungs. Each breath is an intention, each inhale is a collected pool of energy brought further in to my body. The moon wears a red veil and I am naked, barren without need for shrouds. No clouds exist between us now and soon we will become one.
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Many things have inspired me along the way, from the way that atoms interact to universal forces working in tandem to bring joy into my life. I earned a Bachelor's degree in Biological Chemistry from Grinnell College and a Master's of Science in Education and Social Change from the University of Miami. Currently I am a high school science educator studying at Florida Institute of Technology to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. What can I say? An educated mind is a lively soul! View all posts by hellenbarroso