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Celestial Fairies

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Midnight is the fairy hour, and the edge of night is when their revels begin. But to the Victorian and Edwardian imagination, fairies not only danced by the light of the moon; they also sometimes danced upon it. The Victorian...
Photo by Ganapathy Kumar on Unsplash

Moon Magic

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Feature Image: Photo by Ganapathy Kumar on Unsplash I was lying down in the charred skeleton of the cast iron bed in what used to be my bedroom. There was no ceiling left, just a space opened to the stars and the sky....

Witch Hands

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANGELA MEDLIN It’s a common misconception, that palmistry is about telling fortunes by interpreting the lines on the palm. Modern palmistry instead looks to the marks and characteristics of hands to gather information about an individual’s personality and...
For years I used to think magic was all just made-up fairy tales and stories our parents tell us when we’re young. I would dream of fairy parties deep in the woods or mysterious treasure maps turning up in...
Feature Image: CoralAntlerCreative:shutterstock.com BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN We were both in our twenties before we realized we’d been making altars all our lives. Instinctively, we cultivated tiny altars in the corners of our childhood bedrooms, on autumnal mantels, or...
Signe Pike Photography by Mark Callander

Enchanted Waters

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Photography by Mark Callander Somewhere long ago, in a shady forest pool or a high mountain lake, a woman hovered her palm flat above the water’s surface. Whether this was so she could to meet her twin in the water’s...
BY SARA CLETO AND BRITTANY WARMAN Cover Art: Here in the Grove ART BY CHARLES VESS If you’ve ever spent any time with a cat—black, brown, tabby, white, calico, gray, orange, or otherwise—you know that, despite appearances, they are no ordinary...
You, dear darling reader, have been enchanted by your own faerie queen. Whether she lives inside you or exists as an influence in your world, her spirit is what lures you to wrap your fingers around the covers of...
Styling and photography by TRICIA SAROYA This is where we first meet Shakespeare’s Titania: deep in the ancient forest, lying on her floral bower of sunny-hued oxlip and nodding violet, surrounded by wild thyme. A mist creeps beneath the luscious...
If there ever were a place made for magic, it’s Iceland. It’s a county of drama and mystery, of extremes, where rumbling volcanoes shake the ground, spewing fire to the heavens, and glaciers reach across the earth, pulling great...