with acknowledgement for the inspiration to try and articulate this poem, ‘medicine walk music’, on the occasion of attending a beautiful weekend retreat and course run by the barefootshaman, Dee Kyne and hosted at naturalma venue in Portugal.

This is a somewhat ‘finessed’ version of the rapidly composed original — and I felt compelled to labour (for good or ill) over this a little more than I typically do when these outpourings occur… I can only hope that it was to good and appropriate effect: