MYTHOLOGY MEME | [2/9] GREEK GODS & GODDESSES » PSYCHE
Psyche is the goddess of the soul in Greek mythology. Her name literally means “soul” or “breath of life”. She was originally born as a beautiful mortal woman, however her affair and marriage with the Eros (the god of love) eventually lead to her becoming his immortal wife. She is seen as being a merciful goddess and the story of Eros and Psyche is about how love and the soul came together.
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She’s lying beside me. Pretending sleep.
Will anything good survive this destruction?
We’ve already killed everything. Bright moths
touch the panes from both sides. There’s peace.
So far silence.
A hundred times she stressed she didn’t want me.
I tried, however, every single
male trick. She’s…
American POWs forced to parade through a town in North Korea with anti-war slogans.
Rain. © 2014 Irina Urumova
Joseph Brodsky, Less Than One: Selected Essays (via journalofanobody)
Lithuanian partisan commander Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas with his pet hawks. 1947.
Building a model of the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed at Mosfilm
(Dmitri Kessel. 1967?)
Egon Schiele (Austrian, 1890-1918), Liebende [Lovers], c.1909. Pencil and coloured crayon on paper, 31.5 x 29.5 cm.
A Polish woman cradles her infant daughter following a Luftwaffe aerial assault on Warsaw during the first days of the of Poland. Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland. September 1939. Image taken by Julien Bryan.