Knossos

Originally posted on Fictionspawn Monsters:
They could hear it again today. The roar of the creature under King Minos’ castle. The earth shook. It was angry today, without doubt. Columns and houses was falling apart. People ran for cover. The Minotaur could be on it’s way out of the labyrinth. Milas was herding his sheep…

Late November

Originally posted on Seasonings:
. . . Without all their leaves did the trees lose their beauty or was it revealed? . . (c) 2014, 2017  Betty Hayes Albright . . Thursday is Thanksgiving in the U.S. Love and thanks to everyone, here and around the world, for your friendship and poetic exchanges on WordPress.  …

Ocatillo

Originally posted on fourwindowspress:
by Thomas Davis You feel them still, the desert ships: Ocatillo, candle flame, white canvas rigged Like sails triangular and luminous Above the rose of wooden cabin blocks That sail the mesa, bright ephemerals Light driven, taut against the desert winds. You walk in desert silences: Sand, rock, a shimmering of…

Fifty Year Friday: Far Out 1967, Part Two

Originally posted on zumpoems:
If one is looking to highlight the best representation of “Far Out” in jazz music, one may very well settle with placing the spotlight on musician and philosopher Sun Ra, more formally known as Le Sony’r Ra. Born in Birmingham, Alabama in May 1914 with the more mundane name of “Herman…

The Tentacles of Creation

Originally posted on When The Whippoorwills Sing:
The existence of the daemon and of the succubus in particular, is an empty and hollow thing. Trust my words when I tell you, that to abide perpetually in state of urgent desire and ceaseless lust, is barren and desolate beyond endurance. Constantly at craving to fulfil a…

When To Wait For Inspiration

Originally posted on Publishing Advisors:
Dear Publication Advisors, I started writing in high school and am now 38 years old.  In my teens, I used to write everything from poetry to short stories.  Whenever the creative itch hit me, I had to find a notebook immediately.  It was as if the inspiration could not wait.…

Alchemy Dragons

Originally posted on MagickMermaid:
Red and White Alchemy Dragons One of the most well-known tales about a red dragon and a white dragon concerns King Vortigern’s fortress at Dinas Emrys in Wales. The King tried many times to build his castle; yet every night the walls collapsed, much to his consternation and that of his…

Painter of the Desert

Originally posted on tanja britton:
     Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) first lay eyes on the “Land of Enchantment” in 1929 at the age of 41. It cast a spell on her that nothing but death could break – if that: “When I think of death, I only regret that I will not be able to see…