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Creative Mythology: Hercules Part I — Piles of Fate

Zeus and Jupiter were playing cribbage.  Since the humans had stopped paying attention to them they had begun to play games.  Cribbage was the current game of choice.  You might think they’d favor chess, but chess had become predictable.  They … Continue reading

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Myth/Humor: The Wizard of Oz Meets Star Wars

Why should THE WIZARD OF OZ be linked in any way with STAR WARS? Because, because, because….because THE WIZARD OF OZ is the greatest American fairy tale, and because STAR WARS (parts 3-5) may be the most popular modern American … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: Flower Angels

A flower angel is not the same as a nature spirit, at least not in the universe of this creative mythology.  For mythology’s sake, we’ll just say that flower angels are like patron saints, except they were never human.  For … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: The Mystic and the Fox

Note: this story is Zen influenced. It’s relatively short. A mystic was walking in a forest and came upon a fox.  The fox did not run away, it did not even move.  Curious, the mystic approached the fox. “Why do … Continue reading

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Creative Mythology: God and the Creation of Humor

In the beginning was the word, or the wordless – depending on who you do or don’t talk to.  And the word was made flesh, and the wordless became a whole lot of pregnant silence.  And those who speak sometimes … Continue reading

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