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Su Tolkien e le Fiabe

di Terri Windling "The Mirror of Galadriel" di Alan Lee, ©1991 "Il mio proposito и di parlare delle fiabe." Con queste parole inizia un famoso saggio di J. R. R. Tolkien; ed io non posso far altro che ripetere le parole del buon professore oggi. Ho intenzione di parlare di fiabe, del perchй queste fossero …

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Witch

by Joseph Stanton This forest heavy with dark humor frames direst need into a candied home, whispering lies of taffied architecture, a sweetmeat trap for the lost or abandoned. An oven is a place to warm the heart for hags who favor giblets with their meals. This witch loves to devour every part. She likes …

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How Cáer Came Into Being

by Patrick Cotter This aeon of which we speak littered newly with drumlins and moraines: the after–gutturals of glacial dishevelment, trees spread themselves over it like filaments of mould over a fermenting apple: this is the godly harvest that is Eriu. But if you are a god, sconce minutely between the leaves, revealed there running …

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Envoy

by Jeanie Tomanek Envoy by Jeanie Tomanek The hawk came innocent last year to the ledge of my sealed window in the glass tower where we capture blue in structured planes make clouds wrap corners, spoke sharp notes I refused to conjugate, and then was gone. Now he returns full-grown, breast feathers flecked rusty. Bold …

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