I saw this illustration and thought "I could paper mache a little girl's form over framework, add a wig, fluttery veil and creepy crown of thorns. What if I had 3 or 4 of them standing in my front yard to greet trick or treaters?"
“Though we have encountered our share of grief and troubles on this earth, we can still hold the line of beauty, form, and beat. No small accomplishment in a world as challenging as this one.” Alice Walker (Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems) Christy Turlington by James Houston
North American: Wolf said that a human could be brought back from the dead with an arrow, but the Coyote thought the dead should stay dead. Then Coyote's son died and he pleaded with Wolf to bring him back. Wolf said no, because Coyote was right; dead should stay dead.
Melinoë is a chthonic nymph invoked in one of the Orphic Hymns and propitiated as a bringer of nightmares and madness. Half of her body was pure white and the other was jet black. She brings night terrors to mortals by manifesting in strange forms, "now plain to the eye, now shadowy, now shining in the darkness," and can drive mortals insane. Ambra Photography