#AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Nettle the Nymph

Morning sunlight glistened off the cool water as Nettle frolicked and played more than she bathed. This was her favorite time of day when swimming with the fish and jumping with the frogs was more important than duty and responsibility. She floated on her back letting her long, dark hair cascade around her as she … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Nettle the Nymph

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#AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Lured by La Sayona

According to Wikipedia, La Sayona is a legend from Venezuela, represented by the vengeful spirit of a woman who shows up only to men who have love affairs outside their marriage. Technically, perhaps it should have been filed under S but I'm using creative license once again, this time with the alphabet. ** Warning ** This … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Lured by La Sayona

#AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Guidance from the Gamayan

According to Wikipedia, the gamayan is a prophetic bird of Russian folklore. It is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge and is usually depicted as a bird with a woman's head. And according to Epika, it is a talking bird who foretells the future and reads fortunes. Interesting... Although, I couldn't get a grasp on … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Guidance from the Gamayan

#AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Escaping the Eddimu

According to Wikipedia, the eddimu were a type of utukku in Sumerian religion. They were envisioned as the ghosts of those who were not buried properly and were considered vengeful toward the living. White shapes gathered under the moonlight. They floated effortlessly between the trees, reflecting the light as they moved. Arms outstretched, they hovered closer. … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge Visitors from Beyond – Escaping the Eddimu