Tag: mythology

Merethe’s Heart – Fragments of a Heart

Fragments of a Heart After Merethe shattered Driven mad by jealous spirits Zir heart now a thousand shards carefully gathered by grieving hands hoarded as treasures fragments of frail memories. Setheria planted the shards creating new people Aesor warmed them…

Merethe’s Heart – The Ice Rose

The Ice Rose Merethe dove deep into watery silence through sun-warmed waters through cold blue waters between standing stones over rocky seabeds finding a hidden grotto where Jormun waited seated on a lily pad. “Come, Merethe, I have a gift.”…

Merethe’s Heart – Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves Red and gold leaves swirled Merethe twirling in their midst asking, “Why do they fall?” Dark Setheria, handing an acorn to a squirrel, said, “It is part of the dance. Bare trees are a different sort of beauty…

Merethe’s Heart – Dancing Sunlight

Dancing Sunlight Aesor’s warm caress brushed Merethe’s cheek where ze slept on soft turf near a cool brook sunlight dancing sparkling on the water kisses on zir eyes and brow. Merethe rose, pink blush on zir cheeks reflected in the…

Merethe’s Heart – Melodies on Bluebells

  Melodies on Bluebells Seed pods spinning drifting down Pale green against deep blue sky Merethe spinning as they swirl Clouds blown clear by Dree. Racing through tall grass bare feet springing lightly on warm ground Dree flying, weaving around…

Merethe’s Heart – Creation Story

Creation Story Long ago, before the age of clans, there was a storm. The potential of the universe swirled and raged seeking form and meaning. Energy arced, created lightning which split the storm. And there was the Light and the…

Fox Tales – Ramblings on Finding and Interpreting World Myths

Episode 7, season 2, of the mid-90’s show Northern Exposure, explored sources of modern myths for Americans. Leonard Quinhagak, the shaman of the local Tingit tribe, interviewed the white townspeople of Cicely, Alaska to learn about the stories that guide…