Today’s Kickstarter update was a musing on what an illustration of Poseidon Phytalmius might look like.  There are so many really excellent pictures drawn of Poseidon relating to the ocean, but not so many covering his earth-god aspects.  That’s really part of why I want to illustrate Depth of Praise, to visually call out hisContinue reading “Imagining”

Waking of Phythalmius

Today being the tipping point between winter and spring, I thought to wake Poseidon Phytalmius from his slumber.  This picture is illustrative of what my shrine to the plant-nourisher looks like in snow, but today is a bit different.  At least 18 inches of snow have fallen since I went to sleep, and there wasContinue reading “Waking of Phythalmius”

Phytalmius photo op

I am no stranger to the Green Man.  Indeed, I wear his jacket, or would if I could remember to get the zipper fixed.  That’s why I was pretty excited to write about Poseidon Phytalmius, since I had no idea he had any meaningful link to green, growing things. Tumblr readers, you’re going to wantContinue reading “Phytalmius photo op”

Poseidon Phytalmius

Cloaked in the depths and the salty mist few consider Poseidon Phytalmius. Verdant lord, forest king, to him each leaf and bud does sing. Long before wrote thoughtful Homer was he consort to Demeter. Breathing life upon each branch so lifeless bleakness was thus stanched. Phytalmius, nourisher of plants who sees the future of eachContinue reading “Poseidon Phytalmius”