Dark Lands of Wisdom – Alienora Browning


Thanks to Angerburg for this depiction of ‘Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came’…

Reblogged from Alienora’s Anthology:

Humanity would rather immerse itself in the idealised beauty, and Round Table fairness, of Camelot than risk the dread journey, through ghastly Wasteland, to the Dark Tower of Reckoning (and, if one factors in the Grail, release).

We fear Hell, the descent into Hades; we shudder at the River Styx and its terrifying boatman, Charon. We arm ourselves with light against any incoming darkness, be it from the closing eyelid of night or the dark lands of soul testing and reforging.

In the metaphorical sense, we drive, or gallop, or run, past the Wasteland as fast as we can, putting it off for a more convenient moment – not truly understanding that the merest glance, as we dash past, can ignite nightmares far more grotesque than the reality once faced.

Continue reading at Alienora’s Anthology

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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6 Responses to Dark Lands of Wisdom – Alienora Browning

  1. alienorasanthology says:

    Many thanks for reblogging, Sue. xxx

    Liked by 1 person

  2. The Militant Negro says:

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.

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