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Goldenrod Moram had a first name that sounded like it belonged in the middl

Goldenrod Moram had a first name that sounded like it belonged in the middle of a fairy tale, where she would be the dazzling princess in need of rescuing.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Man, Grandma, what big hair you have.""The better to style with, my dear.

Man, Grandma, what big hair you have.""The better to style with, my dear.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The happily ever after thing. It's great when she marries the prince or wha

The happily ever after thing. It's great when she marries the prince or whatever and they say that. But they just don't show the part where there's a revolution and they drag her to the guillotine.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Fairy tales represent hundreds of years of stories based on thousands of ye

Fairy tales represent hundreds of years of stories based on thousands of years of stories told by hundreds, thousands, perhaps even millions of tellers.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Seeing the transformation in Aaron made me wonder how it would feel to have

Seeing the transformation in Aaron made me wonder how it would feel to have someone-even a not-so-nice guy like Aaron- look at me the way he looked at Anjali.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Since there are thousands of fairy tales, one may safely guess that there a

Since there are thousands of fairy tales, one may safely guess that there are probably equal numbers where the courage and determination of females rescue males, and vice versa.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

the association of children and fairy-stories is an accident of our domesti

the association of children and fairy-stories is an accident of our domestic history. Fairy-stories have in the modern lettered world been relegated to the “nursery,” as shabby or old-fashioned furniture is relegated to the play-room, primarily because th
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Fairy tales and folk tales are for children and childlike people, not becau

Fairy tales and folk tales are for children and childlike people, not because they are little and inconsequential, but because they are as enormous as life itself.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The more one knows fairy tales the less fantastical they appear; they can b

The more one knows fairy tales the less fantastical they appear; they can be vehicles of the grimmest realism, expressing hope against all the odds with gritted teeth.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I believe that our lives, just like fairy tales - the stories that have bee

I believe that our lives, just like fairy tales - the stories that have been written by us humans, through our own experiences of living - will always have a Hero and a Heroine, a Fairy Godmother and a Wicked Witch.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sometimes I look at this world and it moves me to tears. The joy and terror

Sometimes I look at this world and it moves me to tears. The joy and terror and the mad bloody drama of it all. I wonder why they never seem to really see it. Maybe one lifetime just isn't enough. Or maybe it's too much. I can't say. But the truth, to be
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

In answer, the news of the Gospel is that extraordinary things happen. ...

In answer, the news of the Gospel is that extraordinary things happen. ... Lear goes berserk on a heath but comes out of it for a few brief hours every inch a king. Zaccheus climbs up a sycamore tree a crook and climbs down a saint. Paul sets out a hatche
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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