The Wee Peeple Newsletter
June 2021 Issue 172
Who- or what- were they?
Well, they were Personifications
of Knowledge and the Arts,
especially Poetry, Literature, Dance and Music
Erato- the Muse of Love Poetry
Writers of antiquity
would ascribe to each Muse a particular role:
Calliope became the Muse of epic poetry;
Clio, the Muse of history;
Erato- the Muse of erotic poetry;
Euterpe, the Muse of lyric poetry;
Melpomene, the Muse of Theatrical tragedy;
Polyhymnia, the muse of sublime hymns;
Terpsichore, the Muse of choral song and dance;
Thalia, the Muse of comedy;
and Ourania, the Muse of astronomy.
The symbols of
were the Lyre, the Scrolls, the Globe, the Writing Tablet,
the Comic and Tragic Mask and the Flute.
The Teachings of
is the muse of Epic Poetry. Referred to as the Superior Muse, she inspires heroic poems and prose, encouraging responsive, coherent language.
is the muse of History. She celebrates great deeds and accomplishments, and shares news of these deeds. In her role as historian, Clio asks us what has worked to date and what has not worked.
the muse of Love Poetry, challenging us to share our love with others. That love and enthusiasm can be infectious, leading others to engage more fully in the process.
As the muse of Music, she can be called on to add harmony and grace to poetry, lyrics and prose. She supports our efforts to make our music poetic and harmonious.
is the muse of Sacred Music and Poetry. She accompanies us during serious, pensive and contemplative moments.
the Muse of Comedy, wears the theatrical comedy mask. She reminds us to step back from our work and try not to take everything so seriously. With Thaliaís help, we can gain a new perspective.Urania
is the muse of Astronomy. Each time we invent a new process or discover a new tool, Urania sits beside us guiding our way, like the celestial stars.
is the muse of tragedy. She helps us understand how to improve for the next time. Melpomene teaches us lessons of patience, forgiveness, teamwork and humility.
a "Sister Goddess"
Work in Progress...
The Dollmaker belongs to several Art Doll Groups online...
she recently joined This group:
Art Dolls and Art Doll Artists
and was delighted to find that the administrator of the page
used one of her new Wee Men for their cover photo! Wow!
forgive the pun but
The Gardens are Gourdious!!!! LOL
( the Word Gourdious by Wordsmith, Mark Miller! LOL)
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The standard of success in life isnít the things.
It isnít the money or the stuff -
it is absolutely the amount of joy you feel.
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