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In Bocca al Lupo* – The Wolves of Atina

Wolves. They haunt our fairy tales. Little Red Riding Hood is lost in Grimm’s Fairy Tale forest. She is going to her grandmother’s house. But the wolf gets there before her and assumes the role and even clothes of her nana, ready to eat the girl. Wolves prey on humans. Or do they? Wolves are… Keep Reading

Posted on in Poetry

Scorched Lands by Emma Roper-Evans

Scorched lands, the six-babied women toiling, toiling, dragging their feet, gnarled and multi-skinned, a baby on each hip, faces pulled by grief, each grey strand a flight of pain. The young looked through multi-lashed eyes, ran as fast as they could, away, away, left the wondrous mountains with their dark secrets, grinding poverty. Fled to… Keep Reading

Posted on in Art/History/Holy Scriptures & Ancient Texts/Spirituality

Mefiti & Me

Passaggiatina 2019, the latest summer art residency in the Appenines in Atina hosted by Chris Simpson and Jude Cowan Montague has just come back to earth. These are my thoughts on a summer in the high peaks of Italy and my own encounter with the ancient goddess Mefiti. The river Melfa that runs around the… Keep Reading

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