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Anthology of Mythic Tales

Years ago I got an idea for a story. I wrote it out in a few days and found it to be a short story. It was based heavily in Greek mythology while still being in a modern setting. 181 more words

Amazing Myths

A-Maze-Ing Minotaur
Juliet Rix and Juliet Snape
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
The Greek myth wherein Theseus, the young Prince of Athens, enters the labyrinthine maze where waits the terrible Minotaur for his next young human feast, is retold for young readers and listeners in this beautifully illustrated picture book. 422 more words

Picture Books

Proserpina (Persephone) and the Changing of the Seasons

Proserpina in Pluto’s Palace by First Night Vintage

“I shall not touch it, I assure you,” said she. Thus runs the quote for this illustration by the American artist Virginia Frances Sterrett that depicts the goddess Proserpina in Pluto’s palace rejecting his offer of pomegranate seeds. 130 more words

Art & Design
She has a destiny so great that even the gods fear her.
Constant hallucinations and the frequent conversations with the voices in her head, have earned eighteen-year-old Chloe Clever the not-so-coveted title of “Whack Job” in her home town of Adel, Georgia. 659 more words

Radio listening for the eternally punished

Right now, I can’t get enough of a video doing the rounds of a pony frolicking in a paddling pool.  Do watch it; although I’ve given the ending away, as well as the beginning and the middle it’s enjoyable none the less.  Only one other video has so appealed quite so much and that was of an American voice coach attempting to speak with a Geordie accent – “It ran oop and doone me lags.”  If he’d recorded this whilst spread out in a paddling pool with a pony hovering nearby wondering when it would be his turn I think my world would have spun off its axis with pleasure. 557 more words



Oh I sea. And after Grover’s Mill I’m sure you’ll happen by a donkey, a duck and a cow looking to make their fortune in the city. 290 more words

Short Story

No. 487

The Tragedy of a Greek Mother. By CpSingleton © 2014

My dearest Achilles,
I write to you with most haste.
I fear if you carry on so dangerously… 208 more words