Tag: forest

Sorcellerie

Frau Gaubenslosher was strongly suspected of witchcraft. […] And it must be confessed appearances were against the Frau. In the first place, she lived quite alone in a forest. This was suspicious. – Ambrose Bierce – The fowl Witch –

The Gray turns Gold

There is a woodland witch who lies […] The dragon-flies, brass-bright and blue, Are signs she works her sorcery through; Weird, wizard characters she weaves Her spells with under forest leaves […] The fancies that she doth devise Take on the forms of butterflies […] Till, where the wood is very lone, Vague monotone meets […]

Valhalla Rising

Kare: We are more than flesh and blood. More than revenge. – Nicolas Winding Refn – Valhalla Rising –

La Chair et le Sang

Steven: What are you doing in this filthy place? Are you looking for something? Agnes: I read a book in the convent library, about love and black magic. There was a passage I found fascinating. Steven: What was it about? Agnes: A magic root. Mandrake. It grows in a place like this. If a man […]

Her Road was lost in the Woods

First we learned to follow the woman’s footsteps, her road was lost in the woods. Then we heard the reeds before the wind reached us. At last we saw the radiance from the sky, interpreted that light that comes out of darkness and smiling dies Bo Carpelan – Old woman and road –

La Belle Dame sans Merci

I met a lady in the meads, Full beautiful—a faery’s child, Her hair was long, her foot was light, And her eyes were wild. I made a garland for her head, And bracelets too, and fragrant zone; She look’d at me as she did love, And made sweet moan. – John Keats – La Belle […]

La couronne de l’égarée

Niniane closed her eyes and tilted her face skyward. She breathed deeply, inhaling the silence and tranquility of the forest, feeling it soothe her. The air was pure, carrying a hint of the forest’s smells and the silent welcome of the ancient oaks. – Lady of the Lake – Jennifer Wherrett –

Mon âme est la forêt

My soul is the forest of which the dark foliage Is flooded, for you alone, with suave murmurs And golden rays! – Victor Hugo – Lorsque l’enfant paraît –

Let me help you remember I

My given name is Sofia Ajram. I come from the Third Planet. I am fastened to the sensuous of the inner universe. I want to share with you the galaxies projected within and without : absolute space and absolute time. I want to share with you the stars contained by the new souls of my […]

Hail to the Guardians of the Watchtowers

Nancy : Hail to the Guardians of the Watchtowers of the East – powers of air and invention ! Hear us ! Bonnie : Hail to the Guardians of the Watchtowers of the South – powers of fire and feeling ! Hear us ! Rochelle : Hail to the Guardians of the Watchtowers of the […]

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