Mystical Moments

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: House Of Ten Thousand Exotic Rooms
A collection of poetry and prose inspired by the 'Oracle Of Mystical Moments' deck by Catrin Welz-Stein. Images used will not be the incredible originals, but ones that I've sourced from Pixabay to kind of illustrate the pieces.
This book is dedicated to Dr Acula.
The true images can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9biBv_zPwe8

Table of Contents

Day And Night

Submitted: January 12, 2019

Day And Night   First there’ll be the light of day, she knows that she can find her way; but then the night with d... Read Chapter

Liberty

Submitted: January 13, 2019

Liberty   They had taken her dreams, shut them up like tiny birds in a cage. Each day she would watch those dreams shrink in... Read Chapter

Sleeping Beauty's Dream

Submitted: January 14, 2019

Sleeping Beauty’s Dream   So peaceful she looks in her slumber, transported to the Land of Dreams; a setting, ... Read Chapter

Moondance

Submitted: January 15, 2019

Moondance. Trudging through the town in the semi-darkness, I look up, catch sight of the cable that runs from one side of the street ... Read Chapter

Bloom

Submitted: January 16, 2019

Bloom   She looks at you, self-confident, no shying from your gaze. Her self-belief sufficient to bu... Read Chapter

Listen

Submitted: January 16, 2019

Listen Eyes closed, all attention in tune with my surroundings. I don’t want to know what is going on above ground, in the land... Read Chapter

Pure Nature

Submitted: January 18, 2019

Pure Nature   There’s a moment before it all crashes in; the expectations, the ‘ideal’, the yardstick ... Read Chapter

Red Garden

Submitted: January 18, 2019

Red Garden   She’s not sure when it changes to something so surreal. A stroll through a public garden, breathing in the sc... Read Chapter

Rose Garden

Submitted: January 19, 2019

Rose Garden   You stand there before me, resplendent, confident in your superiority. After all, do you n... Read Chapter

Flower Spirit

Submitted: January 21, 2019

Flower Spirit   He’d watched her so often from a distance, his wife, Iris. The irony of her name and the fact that it was ... Read Chapter

Queen Bee

Submitted: January 21, 2019

Queen Bee   There she stands, tall, serene, the biggest fairy you’ve ever seen. Her dress in layer... Read Chapter

All Is Connected

Submitted: January 22, 2019

All Is Connected They say everything is connected. In some way or other, one thing influences another and another and the entire worl... Read Chapter

Morning Dew Girl

Submitted: January 22, 2019

Morning Dew Girl If you should rise early in the morning you might just catch a glimpse of her, the Morning Dew Girl. Fairy-size she ... Read Chapter

The Art Of Seduction

Submitted: January 22, 2019

The Art Of Seduction   She knows she might not have the prettiest face, but she knows what to do, to caress his face. ... Read Chapter

Elixir Of Life

Submitted: January 23, 2019

Elixir Of Life   Breathe out, breathe in. A fragrant breeze to ease those pains, that stress, being calming,... Read Chapter

Eva

Submitted: January 23, 2019

Eva. He thought he’d found himself in Paradise, the poor deluded fool. Lush, verdant and oh so fertile. The colors were so bright, ... Read Chapter

Miss Sunshine

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Miss Sunshine   She’d been held down, grounded, by misery and pain but now she sees the sunshine in he... Read Chapter

Treasured Memories

Submitted: January 24, 2019


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The Journey

Submitted: January 26, 2019

The Journey   Let’s go on a journey, but let us take our time; if we get there that bit late is it such a crim... Read Chapter

Under My Umbrella

Submitted: January 26, 2019

Under My Umbrella   You know those days don’t you? Or maybe you don’t. The ones were the sky is not just grey but the cl... Read Chapter

Tiny Triumphs

Submitted: January 27, 2019

Tiny Triumphs The owl flew ever closer and the mouse ran. Too late he realized that the direction his steps were taking him were aw... Read Chapter

Like A Bird

Submitted: January 28, 2019

Like A Bird   Inspiration lost, motivation gone, everything so empty feeling very wrong. Shut it out, st... Read Chapter

The Gift

Submitted: January 28, 2019

The Gift She steps forward and holds out a box. For you? It can’t be, can it, for you have never seen this woman before in your lif... Read Chapter

Mermaid's Love

Submitted: January 29, 2019

Mermaid’s Love   He comes from way up in the sky, she was born beneath the sea; two different ways of living b... Read Chapter

Protective Nest

Submitted: January 29, 2019

Protective Nest It was a daunting task, one that she was not really sure she was ready for. Motherhood, the responsibilities of carin... Read Chapter

Transformation

Submitted: January 31, 2019

Transformation   She leaps up towards the sky, for somehow now her hopes are high. A metamorphosis taking place, ... Read Chapter

The Gardener

Submitted: January 31, 2019

The Gardener Some people seem to be born with green fingers. Under their care, plants flourish, gardens grow, while others live in ... Read Chapter

Can You Hear Me?

Submitted: February 01, 2019

Can You Hear Me?   All alone, deserted, surrounded now by sea; there’s no way that anyone will hear the voice ... Read Chapter

The Perfect Key

Submitted: February 01, 2019

The Perfect Key   She was hurt. There was no escaping that fact. She’d trusted, she’d loved and had been deceived and ab... Read Chapter

White Rose Of Hope

Submitted: February 02, 2019

White Rose Of Hope   Standing there in clouds of grey, through the dark I’ve lost my way. Daunted thoughts and sun... Read Chapter

Lorelei

Submitted: February 02, 2019

Lorelei She sits upon the rocks and watches, her focus on the sea. So sad, she is; so lonely. He’d not been prepared to make the ... Read Chapter

Touch The Sky

Submitted: February 03, 2019

Touch The Sky   Way up there in clouded thoughts is where she has retreated, escaping from reality that has her ... Read Chapter

Weaving Flowers

Submitted: February 03, 2019

Weaving Flowers If you keep your eyes open, and your mind too, you might see her wandering under the trees when the blossom starts ... Read Chapter

Abracadabra

Submitted: February 04, 2019


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A Long Way Home

Submitted: February 05, 2019

A Long Way Home   Life, a journey, distance unknown, a fly through the sky and I’m taking my home. It’s ... Read Chapter

House Of Flowers

Submitted: February 05, 2019

House Of Flowers “You need to connect to nature.” That’s what she was always being told. Easy to say but not so easy to do wh... Read Chapter

No Rain Today

Submitted: February 06, 2019


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Lullaby

Submitted: February 06, 2019


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My Home Is My Castle

Submitted: February 07, 2019

My Home Is My Castle.   She carries her home upon her back, but it’s not a modest place, this home. Each year ... Read Chapter

Oh Sunny Day

Submitted: February 08, 2019

Oh Sunny Day   Dawn is breaking, another new day forget all the worries from yesterday. Regrets from the pas... Read Chapter

Home In The Sky

Submitted: February 08, 2019

Home In The Sky. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a home in the sky? Just think about it for a moment. You get hit by wanderlust, then y... Read Chapter

Change Of Seasons

Submitted: February 08, 2019

Change Of Seasons   The winds of change will not be stilled but will billow and buffet, and swirl all ar... Read Chapter

Secrets

Submitted: February 08, 2019

Secrets Everybody has them to some extent, thoughts and feelings that they do not want to share. They are personal, important, but ... Read Chapter

Stranded

Submitted: February 08, 2019

Stranded.   Just like that ship caught up in a tree, how did she get here? She cannot agree. Was it misdirec... Read Chapter

New Directions

Submitted: February 09, 2019

New Directions   That dandelion clock and all those seeds; will he be bold enough for one of them to seize. ... Read Chapter

Night Ride

Submitted: February 09, 2019

Night Ride. It’s dark now, night-time. Only the glow of the moon, the sprinkling of the stars, provide any illumination. The journe... Read Chapter

My Dear Friend

Submitted: February 09, 2019

My Dear Friend   Have I ever not known you? A moment, perhaps, but for years now our friendship has been for... Read Chapter

Butterfly Garden

Submitted: February 09, 2019

Butterfly Garden. She steps out in to the garden, takes a deep breath. Forget the troubles, she tells herself, just breathe in and ... Read Chapter

Keys On Trees

Submitted: February 10, 2019

Keys On Trees   Trapped inside a cage, he should rant, he should rage... He does neither but stands calm... Read Chapter

The Observer

Submitted: February 10, 2019

The Observer She’s not in a rush. In fact she has all the patience in the world. She wants to capture the perfect moment – no, ... Read Chapter

To The Moon And Back

Submitted: February 10, 2019

To The Moon And Back.   She swings from the moon, backwards, forwards, speckling herself with the stardust. ... Read Chapter

Sea Witch

Submitted: February 10, 2019

Sea Witch The sea, a home from which she will never roam for it is her world, her element. She would drown on air should she leave ... Read Chapter

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