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Allegiance ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They called her Allegiance. Contract and insurance, she was. Revered and guarded, both. So well revered and so well guarded, in fact, that with time she became almost forgotten and had turned more a symbol than a soul. She sometimes … Continue reading

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Persephone, Lady of the Mysteries ~ Monika at Symbol Reader

Reblogged from Symbol Reader: “Drive your cart and your plow over the bones of the dead.” William Blake, Proverbs of Hell Is one even allowed to talk about the gods of the underworld? For Rudolf Otto, a twentieth-century theologian, the … Continue reading

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Guest author: Roberta Eaton Cheadle ~ An adventure in the Edinburgh vaults

The South Bridge Vaults in Edinburgh, are hidden beneath one of the city’s busiest street, and can be accessed by the public through guided tours of a few of its subterranean chambers. The vaults comprise of a series of approximately … Continue reading

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Eyes as big as saucers…

Walking through the damp woods, the paw prints in the mud looked huge. “Ah,” would say my Grandad, nodding sagely, “that will be the barguest.” He would tell me bloodcurdling tales of the great, black dog with flaming eyes… tales … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~ Dick Turpin

The myth of Dick Turpin Fiction writer, Harrison Ainsworth, glamourised thief and highway man, Dick Turpin, in his 1834 novel, Rookwood. The novel is set in England in 1737 at a manor house called Rookwood Place and the plot revolves … Continue reading

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They Bowed ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“They bow, you see,” Mir explained. The child held on silently to his hand. Mir peered down at the small head, so uncharacteristically still, the red curls shining like molten gold under the sun. The quiet lingered and Mir did … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Meet Trent P. McDonald

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly photos, the writephoto prompt would not exist. So, if you … Continue reading

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Saltwater ~ H. R. R. Gorman

Reblogged from Let Me Tell You the Story of… What made the gods cry Great saltwater tears Such that their anguish Filled ocean trenches? What suckling babe died, Leaving lone parents, To form the seashores? What child was sent off With … Continue reading

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Beguiled ~ Jan Malique #writephoto

My offering for Sue’s Thursday Photo Prompt. This is my second attempt at writing the post as the first disappeared, pretty sure I saved it. I’m not reading anything further into this annoying occurrence. Although (cue ominous music in the background), … Continue reading

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Rainbow’s end

I drove into a landscape lit by a rainbow, with crows and kites wheeling overhead, their wings carrying them into the light. I remembered the legends and stories associated with those ribbons in the sky that seem to emanate from … Continue reading

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