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Oedipus and Orpheus

Who could have spun such a tale as this?
Oedipus or Orpheus.

Poor Oedipus blinded himself
Saw his wife and mother die.

While willing Orpheus’s love… 46 more words

Poetry

Greek Myth Comix

I’ve just come across this fun blog illustrating the Iliad, the Odyssey, and Greek myths in comic form, and thought I would share it. Favourite post so far: the infographic with a statistical breakdown of… 51 more words

Random Thoughts

"Constellation prize" haiku

Sons of Perseus
Cosmic radiance no myth
Lighting the night sky

Perfect atmosphere
For Smith-Tuttle to put on
Its annual show

Meteor shower
What better way for comet… 77 more words

Everyday Things

Lost Among Us

The gods of Olympus never left us

We just stopped being of any interest

Withdrawing as if in silent protest

Infrequently making an appearance

Nostalgic for the world of their making… 79 more words

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Love

“God knows I never sought anything in you except yourself. I wanted simply you, nothing of yours.” – Heloise

Lately I have developed a growing interest in love stories…not passionate ones, it’s the dysfunctional, star-crossed loves stories that intrigue me; the centuries old tales that have been immortalized in sculptures and paintings, operas; yes, I am thinking of Heloise and Abelard, Francesca and Paolo, Tristan and Isolde. 828 more words

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