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These practices may be changed. New versions will be posted on this web site, so please check back periodically for updates.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing We may collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when users visit our site. We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

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Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via US Postal mail or email in the future to tell you about specials or new products or services. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Your Access to and Control Over Information You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

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Commitment to Data Security We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on VictoriaPolmatier.com.

We also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

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Privacy Contact Information If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:
By e-mail: mistress@victoriapolmatier.com; By Phone: (360) 747-7723

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

Last updated: March 17, 2017

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Victoria Polmatier's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Victoria Polmatier's web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Victoria Polmatier at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on Victoria Polmatier's web site are provided "as is". Victoria Polmatier makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
  2. Further, Victoria Polmatier does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
  3. Further, the information offered on Victoria Bray’s web site is for educational purposes only and should not be considered to diagnose or treat medical conditions or prescribe any medications.

4. Subscriptions

Victoria Polmatier may from time to time offer services on a subscription basis. You will be billed in advance on a recurring basis as disclosed at the time of subscription.

5. Limitations

In no event shall Victoria Polmatier or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Victoria Polmatier's Internet site, even if Victoria Polmatier or an authorized representative of Victoria Bray has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

6. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Victoria Polmatier's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Victoria Polmatier does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Victoria Polmatier may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Victoria Polmatier does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

7. Links

Victoria Polmatier has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Victoria Polmatier of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

8. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Victoria Polmatier may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

9. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Victoria Polmatier's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at mistress@victoriapolmatier.com.

Victoria Polmatier

Writer, poet, herbalist, gardener, alchemist

Victoria Polmatier

What do others say?

  • I love your heart! You have a big one! You love, care, forgive, are available to friends and family.
  • Earthiness - your love of plants, animals, the environment.
  • Passion for healing using herbs, touch and other resources in the natural world.
  • Honest, you'll always tell the truth even if it's not what I want to hear.
  • Wise, I come to you because you guide me in the right direction without telling me what to do.
  • You care enough to want to make changes in this world.

Write poetry

Why write?

Writing is my lifeline, it helps to ground me so I can find clarity.
Writing is my art, it allows me to fashion something of beauty, even if from the darkness.
Writing is a way to love me, to touch others and to be touched.
Writing is my voice in the world, my way to make a difference.

Where can I find your writing?

I post poetry and articles on this website. Sign up for my newsletter to make sure you don’t miss anything important or fun.

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Published Writings


A spring from the ground in the springMovement
waking and stretching
as if from a long nap
spring is here
the air feels different
the birds
oh my goodness, the birds
singing their sweet songs
pulling forth life
from within my being
hello spring
Going for a walk
looking for a spring pic
came upon a spring

Life Wins

Image of a rainy dayIt's a dreary rainy day.
My heart is pounding.
My eyes threaten to spill.
But, it's not the grief this time.
It's about me.
It's about the unknowing.
It's about the chaos I see in the world.
It's about my sense of helplessness.
it's about thinking there must be
Something, I can do.
For me, ranting and raving against