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Riding the Darkness

The Wild Hunt

So I ran with the moon, and I ran with the night, and the three of us were a terrible sight — Emmylou Harris – Deeper Well   I realized, reading over my previous entries, that I have mentioned this difference in

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the Black Ocean

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Have you ever looked out at the ocean and felt its pull? Not to sail its surface on a ship, but to leave your life behind, trade your humanity for a mermaid’s tail to live forever beneath that surface. Not

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Seeing in the Dark

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  My mom told me she heard or read an American Indian story about a boy who was cast out from his village, but his mother told him, “Remember I taught you to see in the dark.” I can’t find

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That Dark Feeling

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It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, Ends life, kills laughter. — riddle from The Hobbit

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The Dark is There For You

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I have many more assorted side topics associated with Darkness to blog about, but this weekend, while taking a long car ride, I had a bit of an epiphany (Darkness likes to sneak up on you like that). Recently, I

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Candlelight Mysteries

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Many times when I was younger I attended candlelight vigils on Christmas Eve at my hometown church. I have to say these were probably my favorite services, no preaching, just singing of soft hymns in minor keys. At no other

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Bad Boys Best

Bad Boys: vampire, biker, roadster

Why do women love the Bad Boy? (and many men want to be him) Motorcycles, tattoos, long hair, cheap sunglasses, etc. Okay, granted that’s just the stereotype. There are a hundred incarnations of the Bad Boy, from the dapper vampire

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