Happy Valentine’s Day!
To honour the day, I thought I’d share some “interesting” Cupid images that aren’t likely to get you any nookie, but may get a raised eyebrow…or smile, depending on what sort your Valentine is.
I originally thought I’d share this vintage V-day card image on Zen and Genki, but upon closer inspection, the featured fairy had just the right peculiarity of character to warrant sharing her here on the dark side, instead.
Yes, the ambiance of the card is lovely, the flowers beautifully done and fairy wings unique enough to really grab your attention and remark on their detail. But then, one notices the cherub-esque child. Something about the face, body and hair just don’t match up. Is it a girl? A boy? And just how old is this Cupid, anyway? The face seems oddly aged, yet that’s most certainly a little being’s body. Cute…but strangely peculiar at the same time.
Of course that’s nothing compared to this gem of a card that promises impalement for the holiday (who knew Cupid’s arrows drew blood?!)
Then there’s this little “darling”…where to begin?
And just when you thought things couldn’t get weirder*…
All those hearts and flowers are bound to make you hungry. Why settle for sweets when you can whip out your handy dandy cauldron and…well…
Perhaps a good old fashioned box of chocolates isn’t such a bad idea, after all.
*No, this one’s not a cupid, exactly. But she fits, quite nicely, into the post, methinks.
For another Z & G Dark post that’s full of heart, check out Releasing Her Heart At Twilight.
Peculiar Cupid image courtesy of The Graphics Fairy, LLC
Impaled heart image courtesy of source
“Darling” child image courtesy of chicks57
Cauldron image courtesy of Babble