Our sexual proclivities are an enigma. We have them, we know that they are there; we hide them, we keep them secret - sometimes we act on them. We cannot talk about them - no one would understand. We feel heated shame. We block feeling, turn away from feeling; we do anything not to feel. We crush the horror of the terrible deed that the little voice inside our head bids us do. Freud tells us that repressing feeling will amount to neurosis - Jung says pretty much the same - the repressed will bubble to the surface in one way or another - it will find a way out.
It will find its voice and it will demand to be heard.
The two stories presented here delve into the idea of what happens next. What do you do - where do you go, after crashing and smashing your way through the final taboo?
A Queen, her depravity told through the millennia. Homer tells her story - Pasiphae the unnatural; the King, her husband, made a cuckold. Men snigger about the royal couple - even now, centuries later. What she did, her shame exposed to all, when she gave birth to a monster.
If you know Homer's story, you will know that the monster is proof that Queen Pasiphae was indeed guilty of a terrible perversion.
And my own tale "The Beast in Me", the taboo ever present in Daisy and Noah. They are lovers, besotted with each other; besotted with a terrible secret. They break man's law and God's law too.
Sensitive listeners should be cautious, especially if easily offended.
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Taboo for even the brave
A look into beastiality
- Donna Akers