Poem : persephone

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Persephone deep

dark underwood,

sacrificed to live like a vampire

Deprived of gorgeous

radiant sunlight

Stolen as a child

while collecting wildflowers,

Hell ripped open earthquakes

to swallow her angelic good

into unending demonic nightmare

with her rapist uncle, pedophile death.

He destroyed her innocence

her potential to grow.

Her mind evolves, but she’s forever ageless.

He took her future body

murdered her childhood

starved and entranced her

with a chain of 6

ruby perfectly ripe pomegranate

seeds imprisoned her eternally,

she wears them dangling on her neck

like a noose, a blood-stained scar.

Fall is cursed, fated depression, falling into hell

Winter is hopeless sterile doom

Spring is sanctuary, a bright reunion with her mourning mother

Summer is their bittersweet brief paradise.

She should’ve loved Prometheus

who has his liver ripped out, devoured alive

everyday by a sadistic eagle

because he felt compassion for people.

They form a perfect circle

of beautified suffering.

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