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The Rest

Nature flows a single ship

Gazing for rest on her trip.

On its way it meets a buoy,

Holding up a sign for Troy:

“Helen, Helen is that you? 67 more words


2015 Book Roundup // My favorite picks of the year

2015 was a good book year. My total count is at 40, which is pretty standard for me. Every year I try to read a book per week, but I’m a notoriously slow reader, and I also try to have somewhat of a social life! 283 more words


Margaret Atwood's 'The Penelopiad'—retelling Penelope's story

Officially obsessed with Margaret Atwood, though that should come as a surprise to no one. But prior to reading The Penelopiad, the only Atwood book I’d read was  659 more words


My First Published Article

It has been a busy few months for me as I have been writing my dissertation. I did not appreciate quite how much time it would take out of my life and as such I had to pretty much ban myself from Social Media and blogging in order to keep focused. 81 more words



As y’all know, I’m working on a ritual for feminine sovereignty, and I’m making some headway – I’ve been researching ancestors to uplift and trying to get more than just names, because to empower them, we need to link them to their deeds. 1,206 more words


Island Nations

The Minoans came from one place—Crete—as far as evidence shows, yet their influence stretches across the Aegean to mainland Greece. The reconstruction of the palaces at Pylos, Tiryns and Mycenae show similar structural features as did the artwork. 521 more words


“I, of Troy. 

My face.

My father, Zeus. My mother, Leda.

Did I asked to be revered? is a rhetorical, ridiculous question. 

History is a director. 50 more words