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A Greek Myth

“We had never read American nursery rhymes, but instead were given books of Greek mythology, and I felt truly that I was a goddess atop Mount Olympus, monitoring the destiny of the mere mortals beneath.”

- Ariadne Thompson, The Octagonal Heart


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I've been writing about how nursery rhymes and fairy tales were my entry into the world of archetypes, those stories and characters that activated the soul ... a good thing for children.

Oh I wish I was right there on the mountain top with her. How we humans must seem when watched from above...either completely pitiful or downright silly?