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Feeling Their Presence

I sprang awake this morning at 5 am with the strange compulsion to write my will, the contents of which I had just dreamed of in their entirety. Never before had I considered writing a will, but the season of death and getting cozy with your ancestors will do that to you. I also awoke […]

Heeding What You Hear

How well can you listen? How well can you hear the calls of the spirits, the commands and desires of the gods, and the whispers of the dead? I’ve always had a good inner ear for it, but as much as I want to be good at taking orders, I’m not. I’ve always preferred to […]

Writing the Next Chapter

Sometimes I feel like Enkidu in the Epic of Gilgamesh, who traveled to the Underworld with knowledge of everything right to do while he was there and yet who did everything wrong. Or maybe I’m more like Persephone, tricked and trapped by a dark figure in a dark land. I am a very different person than […]