Weaving Within the Heartbreak Spell

by Kristin Prevallet When he called to tell me that he could not see me anymore, I was perfectly calm on the phone as I said goodbye. But the next morning, it hit me. And as if a plug had been violently pulled out of a wall, I suddenly experienced surges of terror that were a…

Rhymed Couplets & Dionysian Rites

by Carol Christ This is an excerpt from my soon to be re-published memoir, A Serpentine Path: Mysteries of the Goddess. The setting is Zaros, Crete, the time of year is mid-October. We had a scrumptious dinner of fresh fish, salad, fried potatoes, local amber-colored wine, and tiny olives.  Later the two waiters, Themis and Nikos,…