Morgana Le Fay as La Belle Dame Sans Merci

For today’s post I would like to analyze the poem La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats.   This particular analysis will focus on my belief that the Belle Dame of the poem is none other than Morgan Le Fay! Within the poem we meet a knight who is lying near death and tells…

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Morgana as Vampire Faerie

Today’s post will be one that I have been thinking about since I first saw Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty.   It is my favorite ballet of all time, and I loved that he used the premise of faeries also being vampires in order to allow the prince and Aurora to fall in love before the…

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Dark Faeries to Learn About this Samhain

Hello my lovely readers, as we get closer and closer to the best day of the year, Samhain, I have decided to do a post on dark faeries that would be fun to learn about!   There will be a brief overview of several dark faeries, and I will give readers interested a suggested reading…

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Daughter of Morgana Poem

For today’s post I want to share a poem I have written based on my connection to the great enchantress Morgana Le Fay! Daughter of Morgana by Maranda Wabik Dancing along the shore Mists cling to the trees Lights along a path catch the eye. Dancer stops and walks Through a grove of mist Into…

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Harry Potter References to Arthurian Legends

For today’s blog post I would like to take a look at the ways in which J.K. Rowling referenced Arthurian legend in the Harry Potter series of books.   Some of these references are very obvious and others are less so.   It is important that we are able to understand just how Rowling was…

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Morgana Le Fay: A Poem

For today’s post I would like to share with you a poem I composed about Morgana and what she means to me! Morgana Le Fay By Maranda Wabik Great Lady of Avalon Queen of Apples and Magick Hair dark as a raven’s wing Skin pale as alabaster Lips red as garnet Small in stature Large…

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The Enchantress of Camelot

For today’s post I am sharing with my readers my newest work of short fiction! In this way today is a Short Story Saturday, but I cannot guarantee short stories every week. I hope all of you enjoy this next work of fiction, which is yet again my own re-imagining of Arthurian legends! The Enchantress…

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Morgan as a Title

There are tales that link Morgan to being a title rather than simply a specific character.    Modern Avalonian witchcraft traditions even sometimes refer to their priestesses as Morgens!   It is an interesting way of looking at the figure of Morgan Le Fay.    When we go back and look at the original reference…

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A Very Royal Haunting: The Ghost of Queen Anne Boleyn

For today’s post I would like to do a short discussion of the story of Anne Boleyn’s ghost.    This is a subject that should not surprise my regular readers, as I have written about Anne many times, and have mentioned that she is my all time favorite queen!   In that way this post…

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Avalon Poem

For today’s post I have decided to share a poem that came to me in a moment of inspiration, and creative liberation!    It is also largely inspired by my blog post from yesterday on walking the path of Avalon.    This is what the path of Avalon means to me, and I hope you…

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