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The invisible slap

Reeling
from an invisible slap
jagged digits, peeling
the fragile membrane of my spirit
like the edges,
of Perkins-Stetson’s hideous
Yellow Wall-Paper

Dripping
from a source opened… 123 more words

Love

Fairy Tales 5: Mother Holle.

Synopsis & additional information
The Grimm brothers’ tale:

Mother Holle, translated from the German Frau Holle, originally called Frau Hulda, is actually thought to represent a pre-Christian deity. 454 more words

Christianity

Once Upon A Time - Rumpelstiltskin (Origin)

Ever wondered about the origins of Rumpelstiltskin? Seek no further, I’ll read you the original story by Brothers Grimm, with my Finnish accent and in one take, so mistakes are included that you can snicker at / feel superiority for!

Brothers Grimm

ARC Review: Valiant by Sarah McGuire

Sigh.

I love fairy tale retellings. It’s one of my favorite forms of fantasy writing, and it’s certainly one of my favorite types of fantasies to read. 793 more words

Books

Staff Picks: Flavorwire's Favorite Cultural Things This Week

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. 753 more words

Music

Fairytale Twisted: Sleeping Beauty's Kiss

Why question the world, whether it’s real
let dragons exist, breathing fire
and fairies float like gypsies unhinged
there yet may be a miracle indeed… 89 more words

Poetry

Fairy-tale Twisted: Old Grumpy Gretle

Once upon a time
deep in the woods, beyond the pines
where light was green, filtered through lush canopy
there, where the soaked earth remained for days… 161 more words

Poetry