Category Archives: creative mythology

The Man in the Moon: A Love Story

There was a man who was in love with two women.  He didn’t plan it that way, nor did he try to prevent it.  He was able to keep his two loves separate, mutually exclusive, and was content.  But this … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: The Seer and The Roulette Table

Note: This very short story has qualities of a fable.  It tells of a young seer trying to make useful divinations for a somewhat demanding friend. _________________ A man learns that his friend is a gifted seer.  “Help me out,” … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: Hercules (Part IV) — The mechanics of Sisyphus

Hercules had recovered from his back surgery, and within a short period of time discovered that his magic card, the one that he used to purchase things, had limits.  He needed to get a job to support himself.  Holding attention … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: Hercules (Part III) -The Gift of Prometheus

Hercules left the chiropractor’s office without looking back.  Compared to the people he saw walking about, Hercules knew that he was still a big and muscular individual.  But even for a guy who had wrestled the three-headed guardian dog of … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: Hercules Part II — The Weight of Time

Hercules was playing poker with Zeus and Jupiter.  Still.  The only thing that changed was the type of poker.  Dealer could call the game.  Hercules swore that Jupiter and Zeus were making up a lot of their choices.  But it … Continue reading

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