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February 13, 2018
Assembling the Poisoner’s Pocket Guide
This unique guide to the Crooked Path features an arcane compilation of various tools of...
January 30, 2018
Candlemas, Imbolc, and Serpent Fire
The Typical and Not-so Typical Imbolc Traditions Imbolc is one of those holidays that is...
January 23, 2018
Creating Relics of Witch Working: Artes and Craft
The hand crafted athames of Artes and Craft are arcane works of art. A perfect...
January 05, 2018
Taking Back Power
There are many types of power and many forms it takes, witches work with personal...
December 11, 2017
The Final Rite of Witching
If there was a universal rite of witch-making, what do you think it would look...
September 20, 2017
Fort Wayne Pagan Pride Day-Poisoner’s Apothecary Workshop
This article is a recap of the workshop that I led at Fort Wayne Pagan...
August 24, 2017
Devil’s Breath: A Trick of the Nightshades
The Nightshade Alkaloids The plants traditionally associated with witchcraft have shared infamous reputations and prominent...
August 07, 2017
Materialism, Impermanence, and Originality in Modern Witchcraft-Poisoner’s Apothecary
Have modern practitioners allowed too much importance to be placed on obtaining magical objects and...
July 18, 2017
The Poisoner: Pharmakos and Veneficus-Poisoner’s Apothecary
There are as many branches on the World Tree as there are paths to the...
July 06, 2017
Children of Earth and Moon
The image of the classical witch has been shaped over the centuries to become an...
June 13, 2017
Cultivating Atropa Belladonna
Atropa belladonna or Deadly Nightshade is a plant with a long history in magic and...
June 06, 2017
A Vessel for Elder Gods
In classical witchcraft circles based on traditional European folklore the elder gods are those nameless...
May 29, 2017
Altar Bones: More Than Decoration
Bones of all shapes and sizes have been used by numerous cultures in ceremonies and...
May 01, 2017
Venus: The Witch Star
In classical and medieval folklore, Venus became associated with witchcraft via the "ars veneris," or...
April 17, 2017
The Passion of the Craft
The passion for witchcraft runs deeper than the superficial escapism of New Age spirituality. For...
April 02, 2017
The Talismanic Tome: Books of Hidden Power
There are many types and styles of book making; all of them an art form....
March 27, 2017
Herodias and the Queen of Witches
The figure of the Witch Queen is an integral part to classical witchcraft. A counterpart...
March 15, 2017
Bones, Blood and Poison: The Path of Traditional Witchcraft
Traditional witchcraft is a popular topic within the magical community. Traditional witches seek to understand...
February 20, 2017
The Hidden Light of the Dark Ages
The Magic of the Middle Ages The middle ages are often referred to as the...
February 10, 2017
Nigel Pennick, Recognizing His Contribution to Traditional Witchcraft Studies
A Typical Academic Occultist, Pennick has varying areas of expertise British writer Nigel Campbell Pennick...
February 03, 2017
The Popularity of Magic in Renaissance Europe
Popular Magic vs Learned Magic The 15th and 16th centuries were full of people both commoners...
January 23, 2017
“A Deed Without A Name: Unearthing the Legacy of Traditional Witchcraft”
A Deed Without a Name: Unearthing the Legacy of Traditional Witchcraft Written By Lee Morgan,...
January 02, 2017
Poison Path Resource Guide: Verdant Gnosis Volume 1 & 2
Verdant Gnosis: Cultivating the Green Path Edited by Catamara Rosarium, Marcus McCoy, and Jenn...
December 31, 2016
Poison Path Resource Guide: “The Witches’ Ointment”
The Witches' Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic, by Thomas Hatsis A well-researched...
December 26, 2016
Poison Path Resource Guide: Veneficium by Daniel A. Schulke
"Poison is a glyph for magical power itself: complex, concentrated, liberated in the hands...
October 25, 2016
Many Are the Roots of the Halloween Tree
Halloween has always had a special place in my heart. Some of my best childhood...
October 14, 2016
The Magician and the Witch: A Modern Magical Hybrid
The modern division of magic into dualities of high and low, ceremonial and practical,...
October 06, 2016
A Witch’s Practice
As a solitary practitioner with an eclectic background I have researched various magical traditions...
September 26, 2016
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble
The witch's cauldron is a quintessential symbol of witchcraft and magic even in mainstream society. ...
September 19, 2016
Traditional Wicca, Traditional Witchcraft, and British Traditional Witchcraft???
The word "Traditional" can lead to a lot of confusion if taken out of context.
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