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Fatal Lust, Fatal Consequences

‘What is left when honour is lost?’
Publilius Syrus

To love and be loved is the greatest desire every person hopes to have. It is human nature, written in our DNA since the conception of people.

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The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

I love reading myths and legends from all parts of the world. Be it Greek, Indian, Arabic, everything. They contain so much that sometimes I feel there won’t be enough of lifetime to finish reading (and to understand) all of them. 461 more words

Point.Of.Interest

Review: Troy High – by Shana Norris

Title: Troy High

Author: Shana Norris

Summary: Homer’s Iliad, the classic tale of love and revenge, is shrewdly retold for teens in Troy High.

Narrated by Cassie, a shy outsider who fears that an epic high school rivalry is about to go up in flames, the story follows the Trojans and Spartans as they declare war on the football field. 610 more words

Fantasy

A Father's Loss

‘In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.’
Herodotos

How does one reconcile the loss of so many offspring, the destruction of their home and the death of their people?

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Weaving & Waiting

Truth is that which, once put into motion, maintains that motion eternally.

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The great cast
of Eris then
lowered the red
walls of Troy

The diseased
apple rolling
from her hand
grey-green.

The city, with
her towers like… 117 more words

Wordscapes

Sonnet 116

Ceste beauté de mes yeux adoree,
Qui me fait vivre entre mille trespas,
Couploit mes chiens, et poursuivoit mes pas,
Ainsi qu’Adon, Cyprine la doree : 362 more words
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