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J. ´Jamberry´ Meyers

"two headed raven" by J. ´Jamberry´ Meyers

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Wow, I'm so original with my titles, aren't I? x,x This piece has a weird story behind it. I dreamt of a house my family has passed on the road many times. We always used to wonder why it was for sale so often. It was an oldish stone house in the middle of a field, with a wooden ramp on the front. Well, one night it sort of came to me. I walked up the steps, and it was as if I had gone back in time and everything had been frozen in one moment. The thing that sticks out most in my memory of it was their little dog - it was frozen chasing its tail. In the house was a Christmas tree with unopened presents. It was as if everything was frozen at Christmas time, and still stayed the same even though the weather outside changed. Then I felt the house begging me to figure out what had happened inside it so that it could be free from this curse. I was compelled to perform a ritual, though I couldn't recount it for you now. I have never done it before and I didn't know what I was doing exactly in the dream, but it did involve making a circle around the cursed objects and then drawing the symbol of my element above the circle. I think I meditated after that. I tried it first on a few small items from under the tree and it seemed to work, so I went outside to make a big cirlce around the whole house when I looked into the tree next to it, and there was this... a two-headed raven. All I remember was thinking that that was a sign of very very bad luck. And then the dream was over. Does anybody know any mythology, or possible symbolism for a double headed raven or crow? o,o

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22 Apr 200645 Millis
Can I use this my role playing character?
21 Jun 2007:-) Kurt Le Courtois
The way that I look at it, in a dream, a raven is a messenger from your subconscious. The fact that it has two heads might mean two sources of information or two facts that contradict each other. How you feel in the dream however about the two headed crow is also part of the meaning. Only you can decipher the message.

On the other hand, this image is very nicely drawn, looks very detailed and realistic.

That dream almost makes me want to write a story about it, but I think I'll leave that option to you. Besides, I have alot on my plate as it is, haha.
30 Jul 2007:-) Kelsey M. Graham
Quoth the Raven: 'NEVERMORE'
.. sorry, the first thing that popped into my head.
I see I'm not the only one in the woods with vivid dreams...
24 Feb 200845 Anon.
A symbol of the Byzantine Empire was the two-headed eagle, which represented how the empire stretched from east to west. The same eagle is or was used in Albania, Serbia, Russia, and Armenia.

17 Jun 200845 Anon.
Well usually if there is a doubled aspect of something, it’s reflecting on some kind of duality, I believe. If a raven is usually bad luck, then perhaps it means that the bad luck may be good luck for another.
Or perhaps it’s more of a Janus imagery- Janus being in Roman (or Greek, not sure which) mythology where we get the name for January. Janus has two faces on one head, one face looking forward and the other looking back. Perhaps the two-headed raven is a commentary on the passage of time and the need to reflect on the past and plan for the future?
8 May 2009:-) Sarah Fragore Roper
To see a raven in your dream, symbolizes betrayal, disharmony, misfortune, and death.
To see a head in your dream, signifies wisdom, intellect, understanding and rationality. It may also represent your accomplishments, self-image, and perception of the world. The dream may also be metaphor to indicate that you are "ahead" in some situation or that you need to get ahead.
Two stands for balance, diversity, partnership, soul, or receptivity. It can also symbolize double weakness or double strength. There is a duality as in male and female, mother and father, yin and yang, etc.
now if i put these three together i would say that it would maybe symbolise a betrayal in a marrage or partnership that will be knowledgable and cause that partnership to split. i dont know really. im no expert.
hold on..... are you wicca??? please say you are!!! i am!!!
22 Jan 201045 Anon.
In Norse mythology, ravens and most black birds are symbols of death and battle, but also wisdom as they are Odin’s companions. Hugin and Munin (Thought and Memory) are the two ravens always seen accompanying Odin. They can be good luck or bad luck, depending on context but ravens, especially a two-headed one, are usually a very strong sign.
19 Mar 201045 Dennis
I dreamed of a two headed raven the other night and it has been bothering me ever since so I googled it and found your pic along with the explanations. very helpful. Thank you. The raven in my dream could also speak . It was hidden in the upstairs of a large house where an occultish family would go to it to hear its words. For some reason it was in a baby carriage and then became a two headed baby that could also speak. I had a general feeling of fear and anger during that part of my dream. Then there was a giant dog about the size of a garage that was lonely but people were running from it. weird.
17 Oct 201145 Kristina
The two headed raven has long been in my blood. I have it tattooed on me...it is nice to finally meet someone else who is touched by it. The meaning is in the OLD RELIGION study and seek the answers there. You will not find it in modern myths. The answers are on the otherside.
28 Dec 201345 Anon.
A double headed raven/crow is an old symbol of the Tuatha De Dannan peoples. It is widely forgotten.
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'two headed raven':
 • Created by: :-) J. ´Jamberry´ Meyers
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 • Keywords: And, Animal, Bad, Crow, Drawing, Dream, Heads, Horror, Imagery, Ink, Luck, Memory, Monster, Myth, Mythology, Omen, Raven, Spirit, Symbolic, Thought, Two, Two-headed
 • Categories: Body Study, Dream Imagery, Head or Facial Study, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Photo-/model based compositions, or photorealism
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Black Ink
 • Submitted: 2004-09-10 11:16:35
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