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HUMMINGBIRD Part II by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman Whose heart doesn't lift at the sight of a hummingbird? Their speed can be breath-taking. Hummers have been car-clocked at 60 mph. The quintessence of Hummingbird Medicine is joy. Do you have enough joy in your life? Next time hummingbird flies around you, try merging with [...]

HUMMINGBIRD PART 2 OF 22023-06-22T18:46:07+00:00


HUMMINGBIRD Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman How quickly can you move from one task to another? To find a solution to a problem? How many fractions of a second does it take to make a decision? To appreciate someone or something? To forgive someone? How big and open is [...]

HUMMINGBIRD PART 1 OF 22023-06-22T18:46:55+00:00


AMERICAN ROBIN by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman You know you can start fresh anytime, don’t you? Each new dawn, every Spring or birthday carries the promise of renewal. Open wide and take a big gulp out of life. Even suffering can be used as potential for awakening. It will make the ego crack open [...]

AMERICAN ROBIN2023-06-22T18:40:17+00:00


Crow by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman You cannot ignore me when I caw, caw. I am the law; the law is just. I balance justice with grace. Do you know what grace is? It is that which opens your heart, after being badly hurt; light after disintegration and hardship. Grace is being thoroughly loved [...]


OCTOPUS Part 2 of 2

Octopus Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman An octopus’s mouth is in its armpit. You read that right. They usually grab prey with their suckers, passing it from smaller suckers at the tip of one of their arms, onward toward the next larger sucker, continuing toward its head until it [...]

OCTOPUS Part 2 of 22023-02-27T16:49:44+00:00

OCTOPUS Part 1 of 2

Octopus Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman If I wrap my many arms around you, would you melt into my embrace, or would you fight it, though you would not win? I am very strong, but I can be gentle as well, once I learn to trust you. I am [...]

OCTOPUS Part 1 of 22023-02-27T13:30:02+00:00

WOLVERINE Part 2 of 2

WOLVERINE Part 2 of 2   by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman After centuries of mythic tales and legends portraying them as malicious, vicious, and gluttonous, wolverines are frequently shot on sight. This attitude has extended so far that even the species name (Gulo gulo) means glutton in Latin. Because of its reputation, they [...]

WOLVERINE Part 2 of 22022-11-08T18:02:03+00:00

WOLVERINE Part 1 of 2

WOLVERINE Part 1 of 2 by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman What does the world need now more than anything? Balance and sustainability. On the one hand, humans need to stand up for the environment and for justice for everyone. On the other hand, how that is done is of tantamount importance. I, Wolverine, tend [...]

WOLVERINE Part 1 of 22022-09-28T13:54:40+00:00

ALLIGATOR Part 2 of 2

ALLIGATOR Part 2 of 2 by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman Where alligator populations are high, they can be heard bellowing up to a mile away, either in pairs, or hundreds of them on sunny spring mornings. It turns out that hitting B-flat on any musical instrument makes an alligator bellow! And if you thought [...]

ALLIGATOR Part 2 of 22022-09-28T13:54:50+00:00

17-Year CICADA

17-Year CICADA by Cie Simurro ~ Thunderbird Starwoman Do you love our Mother, the Earth? Your strong connection with her can help you steward the creatures, plants, and minerals with whom we share life. Perhaps your efforts will bring safety and environmental change for wildlife. Find your song, and live your truth, no matter your [...]

17-Year CICADA2022-09-28T00:49:10+00:00