Cardinal Salaman’s Dream About Dante and Virgil

Originally posted on Dracul Van Helsing:
Those who are wise keep their lamps lit in these times. Those who are foolish do not. Samhain Cardinal Salaman was asleep in his bed. It was difficult being one of the few heterosexuals who worked at the Vatican these days. And today he had read an advanced notice…

Forgotten Bones

Originally posted on Intellectual Shaman:
People want me weak controllable unable to take a stand. People want the easy way out We can’t all be soldiers on a hill. I get tired standing still. I prefer to hide like a cowering creature in my natural habitat. People, like to see me go under they don’t…

Lilith and Eve: Part One

Originally posted on Kit Perriman:
? (Painting: Dante Gabriel Rossetti) According to the Jewish Midrash’s  explanation for the two separate accounts of the Creation Story, Adam’s first wife was a woman called Lilith.  She was made of the same soil as man and therefore was his equal.  But when Adam tried to dominate Lilith she rebelled, fled the Garden of…

Rigor Mortis

Originally posted on Gweilo Ramblings:
2013 was a year that utterly sucked on pretty much every level for me.  And indirectly this movie fairly well summed up what a pathetic year it was – I had a comp ticket to go see it on behalf of Easternkicks – as I managed to turn up a…