Natalie Bantz is a writer and scholar from the Ohio Valley. Her undergraduate studies focused in Cultural Anthropology as well as East Asian Studies and Religious Studies. Her research centers around the intersection of folklore, myth and the psyche in a cross-cultural context, particularly as it relates to the Devic realms. Her poetry and essays takes a distinctly contemplative, ecological approach to the spiritual crisis currently facing humanity. In the coming years she hopes to pursue her graduate studies in Mythology and Depth Psychology. She currently lives in Orlando, Florida, where she enjoys a quiet life with her fiancee Jeremy Johnson, as quiet as can be expected considering all of the gators.
October 24, 2016
“We are lost and strangers to this place, this mother of terrors and wonders.”
August 1, 2016
Understanding the folk beliefs of Faeries can give us insight into how humans understand our own liminal state between the animal and the angel, which, in essence, is what a Faerie is.
July 22, 2016
I found this beautiful animated gem as a randomly generated suggestion for my Youtube account. The Irish have always had a unique, thoughtful, and sometimes humorous relationship with death, so it comes as no surprise that this portrait of the psychopo …