Across civilizations and throughout history, even before the written word, in the deep recesses of our collective imaginations, we have always needed our tales of holy creatures and ferocious monsters, demonic beasts, sirens and witches, kings and gods. Have there been any recurring stages and similarities in these mythologies across cultures, about our fears and our longings and about this universal pull towards good or evil ?
PUBLISHED : E-ZINE, MWG, Summer 2018
Oscar Wilde had said, ‘Praise makes me humble, but when I am abused, I know that I have touched the stars’. Is that really true? Do hurtful words truly have the power of propelling us to a better circumstance?
Have you ever been frightened of your thoughts? Has the hypocrisy of life, people, situations been the very catalyst for enjoying them so? Do you have sarcastic, sardonic, and wry aspects hidden inside you that tend to emerge just at the apt moment?
My stories are real and imagined, written and oral and have come from family, history, life, and travel.
There is an ancient proverb, ‘Place yourself, not in comparison with others, but in comparison with yourself, and see how far you have travelled