The Story of Morgan le Fay and Sir Accolon

For day five of Love Week this year, I have decided to go over the story of Morgan le Fay and her lover Accolon.    Morgan le Fay was the sister of King Arthur, and Accolon was one of the Knights of the Round Table. Their love story was one that began after Morgan’s marriage…

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Venus or Aphrodite, By Any Name Goddess of Love

For Femme Fatale Friday for this Love Week 2022 I have chosen to write about the most iconic Goddess of Love!    Aphrodite is her name in Greece, and in Rome, she was called Venus.   She is the embodiment of love, lust, and sexuality! Her relationships are many in the myths.   She is…

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Dance of Love Poem

For day three of Love Week I have decided to share a short poem about love and sexuality. Dance of Love by Maranda Wabik Hips shimmy and shake To the beat of the drum. Chest undulates as heart races. The mind slips into blissful silence. The body takes over for the mind. Hope flows through…

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Snowflake Poem

For day two of love week I would like to share a poem I composed about wintertime love! Snowflake by Maranda Wabik Snowflakes dance in the cloudless sky. Snowflakes dust along auburn hair. A snowstorm of passion awaits  Inside the apartment. The true snowstorm rages outside the walls. Inside we are wrapped in blankets. Porcelain…

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Lancelot and Guinevere

For day one of Love Week 2022 I have chosen to take a look at that most iconic of Arthurian love stories!    Lancelot and Guinevere are the lovers who betrayed their King by falling in love. Guinevere was given in marriage to Arthur by her father King Leodgrance in most versions of the legends.…

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Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville

One of the most romantic true love stories in the history of royal Britain is that of King Edward IV and his Queen Elizabeth Woodville.   Elizabeth was a commoner and widow with two young boys, and five years Edward’s senior.    Her husband had been killed in second Battle of St. Albans, fighting for…

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Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

The love story of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn is an iconic one.     This love story quite literally changed the fate of a nation!   Henry fell in love with Anne likely sometime early in 1526, and at this point he had already become determined to divorce his current wife Katherine of Aragon.…

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