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The Labyrinth and the Hero🌀

I read this poem for the first time  by Mary Oliver this morning .. it tells of the hero Theseus penetrating  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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Ariadne after the slaying of the Minotaur…..

Ariadne was the virgin daughter of King Minos of Crete, who fell in love and aided the Athenian hero Theseus in his quest to slay the Minotaur (her half-brother) who lived at the centre of the great Labyrinth. She gave … Continue reading

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The Journey….

I love Mary Oliver’s poetry …… The Journey by Mary Oliver One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice– though the whole house began to tremble … Continue reading

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