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September 17, 2006

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And, of course, there is N. Scott Momaday's In the Bear's House with the wonderful conversations between Yahweh and Urset. One of my favorites is the chapter where Urset asks Yahweh for a prayer--a lovely thing that starts "I pray that you are kept safe throughout this day, that you live as wholly as you can..."

As I am so new to this blog format I am not sure if this is the place, but I want to thank Terri and all the Endicott folks for this site--It led me to Wiscon this spring, and through that to conversations with Catherine Crowe, Erzebet and others that are still buzzing through my life. It gave me the chance to share some of the art/hats/charms I have been working on (thanks to Veronica for her enthusiasm)and the realization that there is a larger community of folks for whom the magic of the world is expressed through story and art is a powerful experience of recognition and joy. The introduction to new authors and artists is exciting and expansive. I particularly love the Sunday poem, and a few weeks ago laughed when I saw Helen Klebesadel's spiral tree painting--she is a client and teacher of mine, and I am lucky enough to have one of her tree spirals in my bodywork room.

I sincerely thank you for your work, my world opens and my life becomes bigger because of it.
Devony

Devony,if you have a website, please feel free to post the URL here. In fact, we encourage all our readers to let people know about their mythic art by posting URLs to websites featuring their work here in the "comments" section of this blog.

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  • The Journal of Mythic Arts was a pioneering online magazine dedicated to Mythic Arts: literary, visual, and performance arts inspired by myth, folklore, and fairy tales. Published by The Endicott Studio, co-edited by Terri Windling & Midori Snyder, JoMA ran from 1997 to 2008.

    This blog was active from 2006 - 2008, and is kept online as an archive only. Please note that no new material has been posted since 2008, and links have not been updated.

    For more recent discussions of Mythic Arts, fantasy literature, and related topics, visit Terri Windling's Myth & Moor and Midori Snyder's Into the Labyrinth.

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