Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 14, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Way Down Under the Ground (Hadestown #6)

The day comes when Persephone must return to the Underworld, and the train comes to pick her up.  “Winter’s nigh and summer’s o’er Hear that high and lonesome sound Of my husband coming for To bring me home to Hadestown…” “That was not six months!” she cries, when he arrives. “I missed you,” said Hades, love in his eyes… She’s not blind to his faults …

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October 10, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

But That Was Long Ago… (Hadestown #3)

Last night we dreamt of the love of Orpheus and Eurydice.  This morning, let’s get the back story on Hades and Persephone. Once upon a time, they loved each other so… Down below and up above In harmony and rhythm The gods sang a song of love And the world sang it with them But that was long ago Before we were on this road… …

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