Echoes of Narcissus
ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΑΥΤΟΝ — Know Thyself — The Oracle of Delphi
Love is a transformative process of discovery, of recognition, of learning, and of coming to know. So what does it mean to love the Self? Can the loved Self ever be truly distinct from the entirety of…
Alchemical Tarot — Nine of Pentacles
Our scene is a golden afternoon, bathed in warm sunlight. Our heroine’s golden robe glows. Fat red grapes hang ripe all over her fertile vineyard.
She matches the King of Pentacles: both mature, wise about their self-made professional lives, good in their skins, calm…
The King of Pentacles! The perfect card for the Year of the Metal Ox! How can we channel this Made Man?
This King is covered with the sweet fruits of his own enterprise, the glossy grapes of his robes flowing into his mature vineyard, where he sits, grounded on a…
L’Inferno di Dante
Translation Jordana del Feld
At the midway point
In the path of our lives,
I discovered myself inside an undiscovered forest
And the easy way had escaped me.
My thoughts created
A fearsome, black, and wild wood
That hurt me so deeply
Does crisis change the line in the sand for assault or not?
I would have tapped my juicy young friend “Adam” in a hot minute, like the cougar I am, long ago, if he weren’t in a Serious Long Term Cohabiting Monogamous Relationship.
Very Serious Indeed.
So serious, there were…
“I was thinking of calling it Love in the Time of Cholera,” Rapunzel said, as she tossed the crossbones. “ — Check. Your move.”
Bianca handed over one of her bones, cursing under her breath. “Already been done,” she said.
Her bones landed wrong. “Bloody hell.”
She handed Rapunzel another…