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Faeries in the Garden

a poem: by Melissa Bawa of Divani Chocolatier & Barista

I’ve heard them zwizzling in flight.
Having seen evidence
of their presence
after an evening of shenanigans,
following a full moon night,
they tease me by day.
As I sit and read,
by flower and weed,
those light flighted hooligans,
through the air play.
What games are in motion?
I wonder as I pause,
taken by the awes
that of which sense bargains
to be imagination.
Could they be not real?
For a moment I thought,
while my perception was caught.
Then I smiled and read again,
choosing to believe what I feel.

I wonder if any one knows that there are faeries living in Foxburg? At the risk of seeming utterly mad, I profess that I feel I have evidence. That or a vivid imagination. So vivid that it leaves evidence behind on its own behalf! Spend some time sitting in the silence of the the garden, cupped within those reaching pines, among the tumbling vines, and you too may experience what you believe to be faeries. Of course, they don’t inhibit themselves to the confines of the garden, they are all over. In fact, a few years back I saw them floating on a “long boat” down the Allegheny on a rather frosty April morning. The garden does, however, seem to be one of their favorite places to play games and hold faerie functions {like the one they had August 1 for the Sturgeon Moon}. I’ll be on the look out for more faerie fanfare in more remote locations, by and by!

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Jul
29
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6:00 pm The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Join Deanna and Nancy, The Ryver Nymphs, as they share their musical talents. If you enjoy good food, cold drinks and live entertainment this is where you want to be!       
Aug
5
Tue
6:00 pm Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
ARCA’s 2014 JazzFest presents a return of Mark DeWalt and Catro by popular demand on Sunday, July 27, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on the deck of Foxburg’s Allegheny Grille. The 2014 JazzFest presented by[...]
6:00 pm The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Come out and see Scott attempt to play the guitar with one arm this Tuesday night. This should be fun though I have been assured he bought a couple kazoos to replace his guitar parts. Once again[...]
Aug
8
Fri
8:00 am Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Foxburg Hickory National Golf Tournament @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Take a stroll down memory lane as you tee-off with a good old fashioned hickory club on the rolling mounds of one of the country’s oldest golf courses, at the up and coming Foxburg Hickory[...]
Aug
9
Sat
8:00 am Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Foxburg Hickory National Golf To... @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Foxburg Hickory National Golf Tournament @ Foxburg Golf Course & Country Club | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Take a stroll down memory lane as you tee-off with a good old fashioned hickory club on the rolling mounds of one of the country’s oldest golf courses, at the up and coming Foxburg Hickory[...]
Aug
12
Tue
6:00 pm The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ryver Nymphs Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Join Deanna and Nancy, The Ryver Nymphs, as they share their musical talents. If you enjoy good food, cold drinks and live entertainment this is where you want to be!       
Aug
17
Sun
4:00 pm Blue Grass with DePue Brothers Band @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Blue Grass with DePue Brothers Band @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blue Grass with DePue Brothers Band @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
BLUE GRASS AT ITS BEST!   The nationally acclaimed DePUE BROTHERS BAND at scenically beautiful RiverStone Farm, in an outdoor concert at 4:00 PM on Sunday, August 17  - and post-concert ARCA Membership Picnic Here’s what[...]
6:30 pm ARCA Membership Picnic @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
ARCA Membership Picnic @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
ARCA Membership Picnic @ 352 Foxview Road Foxburg PA 16036
Become a Member of ARCA Before July 31  And Attend Both the DePue Brothers Band Concert AND the Membership Dinner on Sunday, August 17 at beautiful RiverStone Farm  Performance tickets: Adults $20, Students $20, Children under[...]
Aug
19
Tue
6:00 pm Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mark DeWalt and Catro @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
ARCA’s 2014 JazzFest presents a return of Mark DeWalt and Catro by popular demand on Sunday, July 27, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on the deck of Foxburg’s Allegheny Grille. The 2014 JazzFest presented by[...]
6:00 pm The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 2 of Us Live @ The Allegheny Grille | Parker | Pennsylvania | United States
Come out and see Scott attempt to play the guitar with one arm this Tuesday night. This should be fun though I have been assured he bought a couple kazoos to replace his guitar parts. Once again[...]

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