Songs of the Stone: The Two Bulls…

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…One day Sweet-Mouthed-Maeve went to the well of Uran Garad for water.

She was carrying a small bronze cup in her hand which she dipped into the well.

The maggot, Gobble, swam into Maeve’s cup, and every colour there was to be seen in the world could be seen on him.

Maeve stared at the creature, fascinated by the beautiful colours of his body for some considerable time.

 “A pity, little friend, that you cannot talk,” said Maeve, “for I would like to know how it is with you in your pretty worm shape.”

“Truly, a cunning beast am I,” said Gobble, “and if food should come to me from you, at this spring, every day for a year, then a blessing of milk to you, I’ll be.”

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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 and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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3 Responses to Songs of the Stone: The Two Bulls…

  1. kirizar says:

    Intense and griping, though I was a bit squeamish picturing colorful maggots.

    Liked by 2 people

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