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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Sally Skellington: Pumpkin Queen

Most people who read this blog will know I adore Tim Burton’s work, and especially Nightmare Before Christmas!   So for today’s Femme Fatale Friday here at White Rose of Avalon I will discussing Sally Skellington.   Sally was the lead female of this film, and she is getting her own continuation novel (due out…

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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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Claiming Enchantress Poem

Today I would like to post a poem that is about my own path of Avalonian Enchantress.   I hope that you enjoy this work that I was inspired to create as part of my personal sovereignty! Claiming the Title of Enchantress By Maranda Wabik Great Morgana Mistress of Avalon Queen of Mists Powerful Faery…

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Haunted by Morgana

For today’s post I would like to share another work of short fiction. This is a story inspired by Arthurian legend and classic legend. I have entitled my short story Haunted by Morgana, and it is a story that integrates the work of Edgar Allan Poe with Arthurian legend. I know that this is shorter…

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My Top 5 Favorite Classic Gothic Fantasy Fiction Works

For today’s post I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite works of gothic fantasy fiction.    For this countdown I will only be choosing works of classical fiction!   I hope that you enjoy my thoughts.   Without further ado here’s the countdown. Number 5: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and…

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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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My Top 5 Katherine Pierce Storylines

For today’s post I would like to do a countdown of my top five favorite storylines for Katherine Pierce on The Vampire Diaries.   I adore this bitchy vampire anti-heroine from this fantasy television series.   Without further ado here’s the countdown! Number 5: Katherine’s relationship with Elijah  ~This is an obvious storyline to list,…

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