I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

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Comparative mythology.

Myths over Miami: an article about how myth comes to exist among the homeless children of Miami (I yank this from the LJ of one cynicaljester).
God, it's heartbreaking to imagine the circumstances these poor kids are in. But at the same time, it's fascinating to see how humans put together myths- right there, in plain view of everybody, and we just think it's a children's game or something.
crotalus_atrox: ages back you'd drawn a very curious image of a skeleton with an equine skull on it, and mentioned it as another character's mother, and I'd mentioned an Hispanic legend? This story touches on that legend- about which more can be found here, at LaLlorona.com-- or here at Obiwan's UFO-Free Paranormal Page (which I link because the name amuses the hell out of me).

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