I was Darkly Dreaming

Ozymandias Lives On

Ozymandias (1818) by Percy Shelley “I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—’Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those […]

De Chirico – The Mythological and the Metaphysical

Giorgio de Chirico – Metaphysical Artist (1888 – 1978)   When talking about writing Mythopoeia and the idea of writing for you versus within the modern cultural tropes, I have often looked at the visual arts for inspiration. “Metaphysical art” was a short movement that occurred around 1915 in the early part of the 20th […]

The Mythology of Risk

As part of my exploration of the “Myth of the Mind”, of the myths in history, of cultural and comparative mythology, and the exploration of the rich mythopoeian psychological stories hidden in the unconscious Self, I want to talk about the Mythology of Risk in business, in social situations, and money-making enterprises. Because in this […]