LETTERING THE GODDESS

As some of you know, I collect and write with fountain pens. I also occasionally send letters to people,in which I try to have some interesting paper or card for the first page. When I sent a copy of my book, The Child Eater (http://www.amazon.com/Child-Eater-Rachel-Pollack/dp/1623654602/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441211922&sr=1-1&keywords=the+child+eater) to Camelia Elias I decided to go all out, calling it A Letter In Four Pictures. Here is her delightful response.

TAROFLEXIONS | CAMELIA ELIAS

Letter from Rachel Pollack (Photo: Camelia Elias) Letter from Rachel Pollack (Photo: Camelia Elias)

When the Goddess comes to visit she comes in the shape of a magical writer. She writes on embossed stationary and golden cards. There are dunes and holes in the paper, and you swear that you can smell something resembling sand by the beach in a far away Northern country.

The Goddess uses three different inks: Purple, green, and blue. She introduces her allies to you: ‘Usually Queen Elephant does not consort with King Frog in the same letter, but they both wanted to meet you.’

Letter from Rachel Pollack (Photo: Camelia Elias) Letter from Rachel Pollack (Photo: Camelia Elias)

She tells stories of other magicians, and insists on the theatricality of the Real. The real is not just a ballet coming out of Bruce Lee’s belly. She extends Rabbinic thought with cautionary tales of Lilith as a street worker, back doors and naughty men giving their semen to Goddesses…

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