Into the Gloaming

Late autumn hours fall, the scent of decaying Oak leaves mix’t with the fragrance of the mist as it rises, curling from beds of moss and gently swaying ferns. A soft wind plays through the pines, it bears the kennings deep into the heart of the gloaming time. Resounder, the One of the Streams, Hoary … More Into the Gloaming

Dark Virtue: Daoism and the Rejection of Civilization

  “Everything you say I reject.” —Robber Chih “Whatever is against the Dao will soon be destroyed.”—Daodejing “Everyone in the world is a human sacrifice.” —”Webbed toes” Resistance to civilization has existed as long as civilization itself. There have always been those who reject this way of life. Critiques of technology, urban life, agriculture, domestication, … More Dark Virtue: Daoism and the Rejection of Civilization

Archaeopsyche

“They say the world is just floating with us, like foam floats…We are just floating, rippling on the water.” Ch’Orti’ Maya Looking for oil, Valiya Mannathal Hamza Found a river, But not in the conventional sense. Hamza means five, Five fingers in your eye, They say, for protection from Fatima’s amulet. A mystical ‘H’ of … More Archaeopsyche