Layout I created in the spirit of Maggie Taylor. It came so easily and it is so very me and persons who know me well will agree. Credits: Holliewood Studios Beasts of Burden, Mr Whiskers Steampunk, Hidden Vintage Studios Red Headed Stepchildren, Christina Renee Glass Negatives
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Treachery   #1 Character Series

Credits:  BRimmer Frosted Fairy tale; FCD Blown Away;  Pink Lotty journal papers

Dante Aligheri -- Divine Comedy, The Inferno

Treachery, is the ninth Circle of Hell. "This last circle is dedicated to those people who betrayed their loved ones, friends, bestfriends, countries, cities, guests, and even to their masters.  Dante and Virgil come upon a vast frozen lake, as clear as glass—Cocytus. In the ice, souls stand frozen up to their heads, their teeth chattering. (This) First Ring of the Ninth Circle of Hell is called Caina (after Cain, who, as Genesis recounts, slew his brother, Abel), where traitors to their kin receive their punishment." 

"Third Ring, Ptolomea, which houses those who betrayed their guests. The souls here lie on their backs in the frozen lake, with only their faces poking out of the ice. Dante feels a cold wind sweeping across the lake,  ...although these individuals have not yet died on Earth, their crimes were so great that their souls were obliged to enter Hell before their time; devils occupy their living bodies above ground."

Madeleine Peyroux : "Love and Treachery"

I put on my gloves tonight, pull onto the road to San Berdu
They remind me of hustlers, confidence men, and you
My hands are warm beneath them, and easy on the wheel
Without your love and treachery the calm is all I feel

I shiver in the mirror, pull my belt across my hips
The leather's hard in bending as your fingers to my lips
I wrap it tightly in defense as if your arms were near
But for your love and treachery there's nothing left to fear

As always, thanx for stopping by to take a peek!

peace, pam


Sim said...

Impressive image Pam!

johanna said...

i totally love this Picture!!

[please ignore the upper and lower case letters in my comments. Blogger does a "correction" on which criteria ever... i always write in lower caps only)