A Love Poem to the Mist-covered Mountains.

You pull me into your mystery—

Your cool, damp, pine-needle-littered oasis.

The secret of your mountain top revealed,

Only if I dare to tread there.

With bears, and wolves, and mountain lions.


I long to lie down in your mossy softness—

To breathe the wind that blows through your branches,

Where raindrops fall to drench my thirst…


For silence,

For beauty,

For scattered, bone-warming sunshine,

For unraveling secrets that haunt my being,

I can let my tears flow deep into your earthen bosom.


The Earth, my Mother, cradles me here.

Restore me, gentle spirit—

It is here that I call home.



Author: Monika Carless

Image: Flickr/Jon Bunting; Author’s own

Editor: Yoli Ramazzina

Peter Lerch Apr 11, 2017 10:33pm

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Monika Carless

Wild Woman, Witch, Intuitive Coach, Monika lives for the moments where words meet spirit. A daughter of change, she lives on the magical shores of Vancouver Island, B.C. guiding kindred spirits on their sacred journey through life, sexuality and relationships. She is the creator of the “Healing Mother Wound through Divine Feminine Wisdom” Workshop leading women worldwide to their sovereignty and empowerment.

This Scorpio loves nothing more than to wander the Underworld and cast spells under a full moon. Monika is also the author of The Dark Pool Trilogy, a delicious tale of erotica, pagan mysticism, and polyamory available through major online book outlets.

 She can be reached for coaching and mentor-ship via her websiteInstagram, or Facebook.