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TheShyThespian 2 months ago

Carpe Diem

How much do you really know about our myths and legends?

Dear Reader, Nobody believed our story. But the events I relate to you below really happened. It may seem fantastic, but they do say that truth is always stranger than fiction. You can make up your own mind — I only want to set the record straigh...

Lev821 1 year ago

Beast of the lake

What does he have to do to summon the beast of the lake who will grant him immortality?

Immortality. That was the reward, that was the promise, and he knew it was his. Soon he would live forever. Nobody would have taken it seriously. Nobody who thought rationally that is. He knew that should he have told anybody of this belief, then they...

LousyNick 4 years ago

Cargo Culting: Happy Return Of The Technologically Advanced Aliens Day!

Big gods have lil gods upon their backs to bite 'em. Lil gods have lesser gods. And so ad infinitum.

So here's the deal: you probably think of 15 February as just That Day After Valentines Day, right? Well, yeah, it is that...but it's also so much more, a fun day in its own right, celebrated by hundreds and snickered at by thousands. It's John Frum Da...

Sisyphus 9 years ago

Sisyphus

A series of poems based on the Sisyphus myth

Note: Several people have asked why I use the name Sisyphus and so I’ve decided to publish several of the poems over the next few days from my book length poem based on the myth. You will see that all of the poems take place with Sisyphus pushing the huge...

MileeBanerjeeOGN 10 years ago

Sand Lady

The little boy and the Sand Lady

Beautiful like the morning mist,She was born in sand dunes amidst.The sand woman with sand carved features,One that would lead astray any mortal creature.She would guide lost travelers in the desert,And bring them back on tracks re...