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púca (20160822)

long-eared
dark-skinned
grass eater
speaking with a human tongue

what a frightful beast
under the moon
are your lips red with blood
or just the dew… 53 more words

Poems

It's the Stars Will Be Our Lamps-Alan Walsh

In a scattered story narrated by a Puca (a mythical being capable of shape-shifting, invisibility, seeing the future, and being in multiple places at the same time – reminds me a bit of Q), the mystery of a local murder carries Conall Donoghue on a long trek across the countryside and back again. 139 more words

Fantasy

Phuuka: Character Creature Creation

Here is a design of a creature I called a Phuuka. It was done as part of an assignment to combine both a human and animal together to create a creature. 53 more words

Non-timebased

The Luck Penny

Wicklow

 

A.C. Hadden, 1893;

‘If an animal is sold on a Sunday the Wicklow people will not take a luck-penny*.’

*As part of a transaction, particularly when buying livestock, a “luck penny” was often returned to the purchaser as a sign of good will.

Folklore.

 

 

Ireland

Puca came early

Our berry patches usually give us the first sign of the end of summer. For weeks straight, we’re able to pick more berries than fit in the freezer, usually until the first frost.This year was really tough on the berry plants though. 301 more words

Gardening

The Astrology of Bernie Sanders

Dear Mystic,

As promised, I present to your pupils the Astrology of Bernie Sanders, candidate for President of the United States.  You recall that I previously outlined the birth charts of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  902 more words

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