thalassa:

Its been a bit busy around here, and I got off schedule… But I think this is great.

Originally posted on The Allergic Pagan:

I came across this little gem of an essay and I wanted share it.  It is attributed to Fiona MacLeod.  “Fiona MacLeod” is a pseudonym of William Sharp (1855-1905).  Sharp was a member of the Order of the Golden Dawn and an associate of Swinburne and of W. B. Yeats.  Fiona, as it turns out, was more than a mere pseudonym for Sharp, and something close to an alternate personality.

MacLeod begins the essay:

“I know one who, asked by a friend desiring more intimate knowledge as to what influences had shaped her inward life, answered at once, with that sudden vision of insight which reveals more than the vision of thought, ‘The Wind, Silence, and Love.’”

She goes on:

“When we consider, could any influences be deeper than these three elemental powers, for ever young, yet older than age, beautiful immortalities that whisper continuously against…

View original 320 more words

About these ads

Share your thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s