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Mother Goose

Returning to the idea of the Triple Goddess, one will recall that Aphrodite is the eldest fate. One could see this as a type of storyteller. The embodiment of another of the triune, Hecate, would be in the form of a witch. Within Mother Goose, we have both. I would contend that the bird she rides could be either a swan or a goose as both are symbols of Aphrodite. The poetic nature of the nursery tale is very similar to that of basic spells and incantations. These being differentiated from the lullaby song used to deter Lilith. Mother Goose is also portrayed wearing colors significant to those of the tree/kindred–including the crimson red of the vampyre.

Interestingly, Mother Goose is also sometimes depicted as sitting in a basket. The use of basket imagery would harken to Red Riding Hood and also the Slavic Baba Yaga. Some tales of Baba Yaga have her as part of a triune and, thereby, correlating to the myths of Aphrodite, Hecate and other triune goddesses.

It can be assumed that the heir is typically female and a gifted writer and/or poet, as well as a witch/sorceress.

And if there is any doubt of the connection between Mother Goose and Red Riding Hood, one simply needs to look at this doll. Little Red Riding Hood is not typically seen as a Mother Goose rhyme. One could argue that Mother Goose has the hair of Eve while Little Red Riding Hood has her face but do not confuse the concessions to her as Mother Goose and Little Red Riding Hood are the same person. and NOT Eve.