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Apollo's War

The voyeur thought often of death,

enthralled as Deathless Ones are.

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The face that ended a million lives,

deaths senseless and glorious (as all deaths). 76 more words

FIction

Words Crush Wednesday - The Homeric Version

Since this week’s myth is finally going to be the rest of the Theban cycle (or, more likely, just the first half of it, or possibly even only a third), so I thought for this week’s… 355 more words

Greek Mythology

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, by Edith Hamilton

My habit of reading came at a very young age; very likely from a propensity for inquisitiveness to inspect all things shiny and forbidden (to an active child) in my relative’s cupboard when I was under the care of my maternal grandmother in the late 1980s. 1,419 more words

Emme

Storyteller Questions

In playing catch-up on reading the non-WordPress blogs I discovered during April A-to-Z, I came across this really interesting entry from last week.  (Yes, I’m that far behind on non-WordPress blogs.   1,938 more words

Greek Mythology

Words Crush Wednesday - The Homeric Version

Due to life stuff, I had almost forgotten about Words Crush Wednesday this week.  So I wasn’t thinking about “oh, what would be a good quote for this week?”  So I just flipped through my post-it-noted pages in the… 403 more words

Greek Mythology

Historic Book Acquisitions IV

Tonight I decided to write another post in my Historic Book Acquisitions series.

The first post of the series featured books about Columbus, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. 369 more words

Culture