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Medusa and the Queen of Swords

The Queen of Swords.

 Athene and as the Medusa. As Perseus seizing knowledge through skill and craft. The head as the source of wisdom, the serpents as untameable power, the woman beheaded for knowledge beyond her feminine station, the woman wisdom that still turns fools to stone even in death. 64 more words


Athena, Clean Room & Record Players

Picked Athena up from the Vet today, I forgot to mention that she went in yesterday so she could get X-rays, it turns out that the reason she was limping is because of growing pains which is a common thing with German Shepherds. 540 more words

Waves of Impermanence

I love watching the waves on the shore. It reminds me of the impermanence of everything. I enjoy watching the water rush out as the next wave comes rolling in on top of it. 360 more words

Grey Eyed Athena and the Wine Dark Sea

Tonight I’m homing in on Homer (Robert Fitzgerald’s incomparable translation of the Odyssey). Poetry’s omphalos and progenitor.  Where have all the heroes gone? 94 more words




My father’s heart is a house that is never locked and I am outside fumbling with a ring of useless keys.
She sprang from her father’s head fully armored and ready for battle. 886 more words