Tag Archives: Mythology

Keys to Heaven: Planning… Stuart France

* Baldrick, famously, hatches cunning plans which always back-fire. * Dick Dastardly, equally famously, hatches devious plans which always back-fire, and he usually has to be saved from destruction by his pet dog, Muttley. * So, what is it that … Continue reading

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Wily Wotan…

* Determined to retake the mead of poetry from, the Giant’s who had stolen it, Odin, The High God, disguises himself as one of them… * He calls himself, ‘The Evil One’. * All the Jotunn have those sort of … Continue reading

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Stone of the Night…

* You are a passenger… You stay under glass… You are driven through the city’s ripped back-sides. You leave the city’s ripped back-sides on a road which snakes through low, rough, foothills. Far on the horizon a solitary fin-shaped peak … Continue reading

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Hunting the Moon…

* We thought we would get there early, to soak up the atmosphere, and await the fall of night… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Children of Ra

The noon sun beat down upon the land without mercy. Ra was incensed. He, the greatest of the gods was a cuckold. Nut had been unfaithful to him. He stormed through the palace, seeking his recalcitrant wife. He found her … Continue reading

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Siren-call

A thousand bitter diamonds Shine about a waxing moon. Shadows smear raw whispers Over time’s black sea. Driven mad by beauty They run from life To dream In death’s honeyed sleep.

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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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O’ Coyote…

* We welcome you to our sacred space… …We seek your help, in bringing balance and harmony into the world of our younger cousins. With your permission we will work with your spirit, Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Bally’s Tale: Treasure of Tara…

* …Many years later, in the reign of Art-mac-Conn, at the festival of Samhuin, the Master Poets came to the feast, as was their custom, and they brought their tablets of poetry with them… * When king Art saw the … Continue reading

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Bally’s Tale: Apple and Yew…

* …Afterwards the same uncanny man went to the south and accosted Elaine as she was resting from her travels in a sun-trap. “From whence do you come and where are you heading, unknown?” said Elaine. “From the mouth of … Continue reading

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