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by lysichitum
Wed May 02, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Not Specified Further
Topic: Tolkien as "Sci-Fi"
Replies: 15
Views: 1585

Re: Tolkien as "Sci-Fi"

I too have always compared Tolkien's work with "good" sci-fi, rather than fantasy. Most fantasy seems like, as hinted above, bad attempts to mimic Tolkien. Frank Herbert and Ursula K LeGuin are the first two authors that come to mind as having 'created worlds' as deep and "real seeming" as Tolkien d...
by lysichitum
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Poetry Black Poetry White
Replies: 15
Views: 3179

Re: Poetry Black Poetry White

I see nobody has posted anything on this thread in quite a while, but just wanted to throw in the idea of "flying ointments". Apparently there was a tradition practiced among European witches of taking strong hallucinogenic plants...mostly nightshades such as henbane, mandrake, and belladonna, and m...
by lysichitum
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Mildir’s Gnosis
Topic: There is no easy way to tell it, but there's something you need to know...
Replies: 35
Views: 861

Re: There is no easy way to tell it, but there's something you need to know...

Most of the folks I'm referring to are online friends, but a few are in real life, some as prosaic and matter-of-fact as my dad and my wife! The experiences run the gamut....from UFO's to seeing strange creatures or entities (including at least one "thunderbird"...a Native American word for a huge e...
by lysichitum
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Mildir’s Gnosis
Topic: There is no easy way to tell it, but there's something you need to know...
Replies: 35
Views: 861

Re: There is no easy way to tell it, but there's something you need to know...

New member here and just adventuring in and wow! awesome! I hope I can get let in to see the other forums referenced above (FAQ about the "otherkin") as well. Though nothing out of the ordinary has happened to me, except a flash of insight or a synchronicity now and then, I tend to collect friends w...