FC: goddess of love and beauty | Aphrodite
1: By Shelby Gosnell
4: This is the story of the beautiful Aphrodite and how she came to be,
5: We'll start when her daddy (the sky) got hurt by his son and fell into the sea
6: Aphrodite's dad was the heavens at the time, and Uranus was his name.
7: He was married to Gaea, the earth, and his son Cronos put him to shame.
8: You see, Cronos got mad when his dad didn't like him, so he volunteered to cut him up.
9: When Uranus' blood fell in the sea, the waters went *whoosh* and a woman rose to the top.
10: Out came Aphrodite, riding on a sea shell as if she was a queen on a royal throne.
11: She looked beautiful, bright, brave, and brilliant. Even amazement by the ground she walked on was shown
12: The name "Aphrodite" means "out of the foam", because she rose from the water on a bubbly pillow.
13: Aphrodite was born in the waters of the sea, and then she rode to shore on a wavy billow.
14: Aphrodite's symbols are seashells and doves which represent some of her many duties.
15: She is the goddess in charge of love and joy, and also pleasure and beauty.
16: So now you see how Aphrodite was born and how she came to be.
17: She was the most beautiful thing on the entire earth, and now me story is over, yippee!