|The Art of Raven's Shire
A gallery of art inspired by the stories of Raven's Shire
|Raven's Shire Fairies Tales|
as thick as darkness mingles with the scent of old pine boards within
the ancient bath house where a bunnik lay resting, sleeping, dreaming
of the sun and the rain. Remembering when he was a fur tree growing;
rising higher and higher with his brothers and sisters. Squirrels
playing among his branches, stealing his seeds.
The Bunnik wakes.
Walking pacing the bath house, claws of iron scraping hard wood. Rough
feet sanding the edges to a smooth sheen. Wood dust rises and the smell
grows. The bunnik rests once more.
Cuddling the darkness, the dull and dim beauty of the sauna.
pass in and out and rest beside him, feeling his presence, beautiful
and strange like reverence at a church. Rough hands scrape people as
they wash with bars of lye and fat to warn of danger, of the wrong
path. Soft hands pat them when they are right. But no one ever sees
him. The bunnik is always alone.
|Rumpelstiltskin and the Knight
Rumpelstiltskin and the Fox
Little Red Riding Hood
Discription of the Whispering Forest
The Forgotten and the Future Wicked Step Mother
The Hawthorn Tree Teaches a Girl
The Girl Has a Child With the Tree
Wood Wife and the Baker
Forest King Spreads Illness
Forest King Goes Hunting
Saga of a Nix
An Old Child