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Zeus… Lusting

Zeus lusting for the noble nymph Danae Gathered his clouds to screen his desires Called on Hephaistos to stoke up the fires Called for Ares to sharpen his weapons ∼His startling hard-thrusting lightning ∼His ear-cracking thunderous bolt ∼His chariot’s horses … Continue reading

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Have You Seen Our Dragon?

Have you seen our dragon? No, not the one George the saintly dragon-slayer slayed. No, this is Jason’s Dragon. For truth it is! No-no-no, not the serpent; the serpent was back in Colchis. No, if you remember, Jason defeated the … Continue reading

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Artemis

Artemis of the wilderness Huntress Veiled Miss Ripper of a peeper’s limbs-Miss Bow-dressed Arch’ress Sister of the Sun-Miss Egg-born Love-torn Slayer of Orion-Miss Chaste ‘Lady of the Chase’-Miss. Artemis.

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Ploughman Ares

Ploughman Ares, morning proud Leader of the battle crowd Yelling cries that ring out loud Ploughman Ares, never cold Spilling blood in lands of old Iron more precious than their gold Ploughman Ares, never slowed Humped his back but never … Continue reading

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Hera

Hera, Hera, costume-wearer Wide thighed mother of all Grinding grain to make her bread Weaving out her marriage bed Distrusts her husband, it must be said Hera, Hera, costume-wearer Wide thighed mother of all Giving her son a bow and … Continue reading

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Feisty Hephaistos

Hephaistos, Hephaistos, Feisty Hephaistos, Stoking his fires below Smelting his metals all aglow Limping after his wife you know The flighty Aphrodite

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A Devilish Deus

Zeus, Zeus, a devilish deus Sits upon Olympus He hurls his bolts At the minorest faults Silly old devilish Zeus

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