3 Works in Yuletide 2013
Fandoms: The Epic of Gilgamesh, Sumerian Mythology
16 Mar 2014
Hear now in praise of the Queen of Heaven
She who drives the storms
and crafts passion into hot limbs.
Here now the people of Uruk wait
With their open windows hoping to be blessed
Longing to be be remade by this Queen.
One such was the woman Shamat
Blessed then among all women
Blessings on Shamat and the city.
Inanna returns from the dead cold and alone, and learns to live again. Ninshubur waits patiently, and perhaps gets all she has wished for. Many things change in the earliest days of spring.
Fandoms: Sumerian Mythology
9 Nov 2013
It was not planned, not staged as a moment of theatrical revenge. Ereshkigal sought only to see her sister humiliated, stripped of the trappings of power she held dear. But fate turned into a more memorable opportunity.