Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Labyrinth and the HerošŸŒ€

I read this poem for the first timeĀ  by Mary Oliver this morning .. it tells of the hero Theseus penetratingĀ  the labyrinth to slay the Minotaur(Asterius) while holding onto the lifeline of Ariadne’s thread, a rich myth. This is … Continue reading

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CASSIOPEIA’s punishment for HUBRIS

Cassiopeia was the beautiful but vain wife of the King of Ethiopia. She committed HUBRIS by boasting that she and her daughter were more beautiful than any other. The sea God Neptune was enraged with her and set out to … Continue reading

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ASTERIA and the falling stars ā­ļø

ASTERIA was the giant Titan goddess of falling stars, oracles, astrology, the delivering of prophetic dreams and all divination of the night. Her mother was Hecate, Goddess and way-keeper of the dark thresholds. After the fall of the Titans, the … Continue reading

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