Death & The Maidens – Sylvia Plath, Assia Wevill, and Ted Hughes

Their highly charged romance has been described as “the Romeo and Juliet of the 20th century” and their conjoined artistry has been likened to “a poetic powerhouse rivaled only by Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning”. Despite all the literary and poetic accolades heaped upon the two, the relationship between the greatest poets of their Age, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, is made hollow by the nature of the couple’s highly tragic Fate.

To be expected, the marriage between these Fixed sign intellectuals appears to have always been fueled by both the Leo’s and Scorpio’s inherently intense passions but even with that said, your Author must emphasize the following astrological relationship rule:

A marriage between two Fixed Signs is never “easy” by virtue of the varying degree of “challenge” that is constantly present.

And a marriage between two Fixed Signs who are each important in their own individualized right that has no sense of compromise between the two, is undoubtedly doomed.

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Of Mars, Marines, & Mefistofele: The Death of Osama bin Laden & the Bloody Bunch Reunion

Originally written in May of 2011 after Osama bin Laden’s death was officially affirmed. Eteocles: Suppose we fall on them by night from ambush? Creon: Yes, if in the event of defeat you can return safely here. Eteocles: Night equalizes risks, though it rather favors daring. Creon: The darkness of night is a terrible time […]

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