Tuesday, December 15, 2015

shtriga


If you don’t want her to suck out all your baby’s blood, 
better arm yourself with a pig bone crucifix dipped in holy water.

Monday, December 14, 2015

preta


You've got your father.
You've got your son.
And then you've got your hungry ghost.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Urshanabi


Mesopotamian ferryman. 
He plied the Hubur, river of the dead, 
long before Charon poled the Styx.

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Wumble Myzenry


Before its recovery at a Flagstaff grab bag booth, it was believed all graven images associated with the extinct Wumble-Myzen tribe of southern Chumbaio had been confiscated and destroyed in the great Native Art Purge of 1936. Unfortunately, we now know such was not the case.