Selkie Drawing Down the Moon
by Liza Lambertini
There is a special time of year
when selkies gather
and sweet song you'll hear
Their skin is shed to reveal
an inner light
and magical appeal
Some would become so enchanted they say
that their skins would be
stolen and hidden away
But true love of a selkie
would never contain
her breathless beauty for ones bitter gain
True love can never be driven mad
it endures, it shines
and for her freedom be glad
For true love celebrates the beauty within
and would never steal
a selkie's skin
Let us sit with hearts that be pure
while the selkies draw down the moon
to be sure!
Let our hearts fill with wonder of someone so free
whose heart is wild
and is grace in the sea
I met this wonderfully magical soul and incredibly talented artist on Twitter (@LizasArt). As soon as I stumbled across her beautiful fairy art, http://www.faeriewood.com/, I started pestering her for a selkie silhouette! When she sent me the link to Selkie Drawing Down the Moon on my birthday a couple weeks ago, I was unbelievably touched that even though she created the silhouette before meeting me, the poem was inspired by her reading The Selkie Spell.
Since we have her here, let's see if we can find out more about this gifted artist. :)
Sophie: Tell us a little about your art and how you became a magical artist?
Liza: Since birth, I have loved the faeries. I believe I was born an artist and simply needed to develop the ability. I believe we are all born to do something special. Soon as I became proficient with holding my bottle I began wielding a crayon! From there, out popped a faery. :D As I have matured, I have begun to take my little muse more seriously about her passion for art, her joy of inspiration and here we are. ;) As for the magical part, I believe anything created out of love and with positive intention is truly magical.
Sophie: What's the most magical thing that's ever happened to you?
Liza: At a very young age, maybe 7 or 8, I was in my backyard during the summer. Suddenly these clouds came roaring in and it started pouring buckets. Filled with joy I splashed and played in the pouring rain. It stopped suddenly and shortly after I noticed a giant mass of white sulfur butterflies. I quietly walked over to them. They surrounded me, tickling my face and arms, dancing across my forehead. They did not fly away and some even landed on me. The sun shone on me then and when I looked up a gorgeous double rainbow was over my head up in the sky. I felt something sacred at that moment pouring into me and magical things like that have been happening in my life ever since. Blessed be.
Sophie: When is the best time of day to search for fairies?
Liza: My faeries are giggling right now. I suppose that is as good a time as any! Hehe. Thistle just said “By dusk or dawn, late eve or early morn. By light of moon or sunrise’s sweet tune” (in other words the birds first song in the morning). My answer is, “anytime of day your heart is open and if that is all day, then you need not search because they will come to you.” Love is light.
To see more of Liza's fabulous fairy art, visit http://www.faeriewood.com/.