Lost in the forest, I broke off a dark twig
and lifted its whisper to my thirsty lips:
maybe it was the voice of the rain crying,
a cracked bell, or a torn heart.
Something from far off it seemed
deep and secret to me, hidden by the earth,
a shout muffled by huge autumns,
by the moist half-open darkness of the leaves.
Wakening from the dreaming forest there, the hazel-sprig
sang under my tongue, its drifting fragrance
climbed up through my conscious mind
as if suddenly the roots I had left behind
cried out to me, the land I had lost with my childhood–
and I stopped, wounded by the wandering scent.
We collaborated with Alexandra of Electric Heart (www.electricheart.ca) and model Lily to create this adorable woodland photoshoot!
Lily is wearing our “Juliet” dress (with it’s built-in petticoat) coordinated with socks from Sock Dreams and faux pearls and flower accessories. Not to mention her cute hiking boots!
You can check out this series in it’s entirety on our facebook! Comment and let us know which photos are your favourites! :D!