Raising Aphrodite: A Fairy Re-Tale

Once upon a time two little girls were born. The one with flaming red hair came fast, her first cries loud and furious. The midwives handed the wailing child to her mother, who gazed upon her and said softly, “Child, you must be not carry on so, the world can be a dangerous place for … Continue reading Raising Aphrodite: A Fairy Re-Tale

Gypsy: A Fairy Re-Tale

Gypsy They say she danced from her mother’s womb. They say her first yelps were a song to the ear. They say she was born with the pulsing rhythm of her heart glowing red beneath her golden skin. They say when she was twelve, a white man of the cloth saw her dancing alone by … Continue reading Gypsy: A Fairy Re-Tale

The House of Disrepair: A Fairy Re- Tale

This is a tale based on a recent dream which I worked with in my journal. There once was a little girl who lived in her father's big, old house. Although the little girl's father was kindly and gave her all he thought she needed and wanted, he kept her in her room to protect … Continue reading The House of Disrepair: A Fairy Re- Tale

The Little Girl who Swam with the Moon: A Fairy Re-Tale

Myths, whether we are aware of them or not, are held in our psyche and influence our thoughts about others, ourselves, and how the world works. These myths can be the stories our families told us, the fairy tales read to us at night, the cartoons we watched, the magazines we read today, even the … Continue reading The Little Girl who Swam with the Moon: A Fairy Re-Tale

Lunar and The Lady: A Fairy Re-Tale

The following is a fairy tale, a new venture for me, which came to me in a series of dreams over the last month. The full moon was smiling down the night I was born. Her lovely face shone and milky light fell on my mother’s fur as she licked the newness of my pink … Continue reading Lunar and The Lady: A Fairy Re-Tale