Book Review: Four Eternal Women: Toni Wolff Revisited: A Study of Opposites

Book Review: Four Eternal Women: Toni Wolff Revisited: A Study of Opposites by Patricia Damery Four Eternal Women: Tony Wolff Revisited: A Study in Opposites, by Mary Dian Molton and Lucy Anne Sikes (Fisher King Press, 2011) amplifies Toni Wolff’s paper, “Structural Forms of the Feminine Psyche (1934).” The model uses Wolff’s quaternity of archetypal… Read more »

Racu and the Rainmaker

Racu on duty.               At first no one noticed the Buddha I had placed in the forest by the winter creek— except our llama, Racu. Racu sees everything! His job is guarding the goats. He witnesses what moves in the forest near their pen, alarming with his horse-like whinny… Read more »

Genesis of Snakes: a Novel.

Genesis of Snakes: a Novel. Many years ago I joined a writing group. In the first meeting we did a guided freewrite in which we were to meet and have a discussion with our inner critic. A series of critics appeared, and over the next years I worked with them in analysis and in my… Read more »

Pan’s Flute

Photo Art by Alexandra Parks-Perry         I found the tonette (plastic flute) in the top of an old trunk in the storage locker. I was putting away journals after looking up snake dreams. My son Jesse was there, wanting a small clip for a book light that I also had stored in… Read more »

Fruits of the Potager

by Patricia Damery Meditation at First Light Planting Potatoes Planting potatoes: eyes underground, faint sprouts white on six inches of compost, straw on top, then more compost. Water. Then the prayer of wait. Fruits of the Potager Jimalee has the potage garden planting-and-harvesting schedule pinned to her refrigerator door, the schedule that tells you what… Read more »

Snakes and ” The Light of Nature”

Snakes and ” The Light of Nature” Where we live in northern California, late March into April is the time large gopher snakes come out of hibernation. This year, with the cold, wet spring, they are late. We have yet to find them laying in the sun in the gravel or in the mowed grass… Read more »

Love – Sex – Naiveté – Family – Values – Commitment – Betrayal

Fisher King Press is pleased to announce the publication of Love – Sex – Naiveté – Family – Values – Commitment – Betrayal Snakes, a novel  by Patricia Damery Go West Young Lady! Love – Sex – Naiveté – Family – Values – Commitment – Betrayal . . . Patricia Damery weaves a seductive tale… Read more »