Negomi Oak Rhetts
Holistic health & wellbeing coach
Ex biodynamic farmer
Amateur poet and short story enthusiast
Self-published author of two free-verse poetry books: Weaving Roots and Wild Sanctuary
Ayurveda is regarded as one of the oldest forms of healthcare, medicine, and understanding of the human mind and body. It is a truly ancient and traditional practice, also considered a way of life, as well as being one of India's main healthcare systems.
Dear Granny, You died on Valentine’s Day this year. That was several weeks ago now, but I’m still in that odd phase...that time between limbo and a new normal. A new normal without you here. Without you, my grandmother. My link to the past. My link to ancestors and a long history of family I’ll never know.
- Runner-Up in Under Purple Clouds Challenge
On the NorthRunner-Up in Under Purple Clouds Challenge
‘Every night at midnight, the purple clouds came out to dance with the blushing sky.’ That was how The Elders had started their storytelling, year in, year out, by the crackling of fires and with the gaze of attentive eyes. But The Elders weren’t here anymore, and their stories had all but drifted into the wind.