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Peony

The gods were petty when they made you.  They were filled with rage from jealousy, so you were hid just below the topsoil.  Now you bloom every spring and through the late summer, then die back as the cold resets dominion from petal to leaf.  159 more words

Writing

Madeline Miller's Circe: An Ode to Mortality and Womanhood

Madeline Miller’s Circe

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With such dazzling storytelling, it’s no surprise that Madeline Miller’s Circe has won itself multiple awards.

Circe… 1,259 more words

Book Review

The Atheistic Origins of Polytheism Part 3

The Development of the Gods

Eusebius switched subjects from origins to the development of the gods. He went first to Phoenicia, believing that its philosophers recorded the oldest theology. 1,194 more words

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Calypso, Part Two: Vindictive Vices

A measureless crystal dome throned with salty spires

Evacuated a civil crowd of mermen

Bathing in sunless heat

Ares moulded foot soldiers from

The glass of sun-bunt sand… 517 more words

Poem

Hercules

The one from the stories, when he’s not being played by Kevin Sorbo. He’s like Thor, minus all the boring aspects of Thor, but with the fun turned up to eleven, to the point where he might be… 97 more words

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Circe

Read:  May 2019

Author:  Madeline Miller

Published:  2018

Genre:  Fantasy

Pages:  393 (hardcover)

Selected By:  Elle Tea

Average Review: 3,144 more words

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