Category: ▹crafted under the pyramids

New Blood VI

Something new to celebrate the new year.

New Blood V

To many North American Native people, the pine tree is a symbol of wisdom and longevity. For some, its needles and sap protect people from illnesses, witchcraft and more. Among the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee – or Iroquois Confederacy – the pine tree is known as the Tree of Peace. In Korea, the pine […]

Wreathing a band to bind us to the Earth

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. Therefore, on every morrow, are we wreathing A flowery band to bind us to the earth […]

No Silver Crucifix

I don’t want to live in this world There are too many vampires in this world No silver crucifix could fix This old world – without you – King Dude – Silver Crucifix –

I bring you Gold and Silver Moons

Girl with the burning golden eyes, And red-bird song, and snowy throat: I bring you gold and silver moons, And diamond stars, and mists that float. I bring you moons and snowy clouds, I bring you prairie skies to-night To feebly praise your golden eyes And red-bird song, and throat so white. – Vachel Lindsay […]

Bespoke

Bespoke is an adjective for anything commissioned to a particular specification. It may be altered or tailored to the customs, tastes, or usage of an individual purchaser. Origin: The word “bespoke” is derived from the verb “to bespeak”, meaning to “speak for something”. The particular meaning of the verb form is first cited from 1583 […]

Dracula’s Guest

She told me that she did not like the idea of your being in that house all by yourself, and that she thought you took too much strong tea. In fact she wants me to advise you if possible to give up the tea and the very late hours. – Bram Stoker – Dracula’s Guest […]

Black Planet

In the western sky – My kingdom come So still, so dark all over Europe And I ride down the highway 101 By the side of the ocean headed for sunset For the kingdom come For the black – black planet Black – black world Black – black planet Black – black world Run around […]

Seiðr

The Seiðr (Old Norse for cord, string, snare) is a form of pre-Christian Norse magic and shamanism concerned with discerning and altering the course of destiny by re-weaving part of destiny’s web. There were seiðr rituals for divination and clairvoyance; for seeking out the hidden, both in the secrets of the mind and in physical […]

New Blood IV

Ereshkigal was the Sumerian Goddess of Attalu, the land of the dead and ancestral memories. Ereshkigal, the dark moon Goddess, represents the devouring of life and its subsequent renewal. She rules over the magickal arts, secret knowledge and oracles. She is described as a young woman with dark hair and pale skin, with beautiful proportions […]

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