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Killing John Barleycorn

“John Barleycorn” is a British folk song with written versions dating back to the sixteenth century, personifying the barley crop as a dying and reborn figure. It can get pretty graphic about the torments heaped upon poor John, who is … Continue reading

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Lugh’s Clues

Hey, who’s up for more mythology? If you’re not, you can skip this post or look at it later, but I found out from the pagans on my LiveJournal friends page that today is Lughnasadh, so I thought it would … Continue reading

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