Posts tagged ‘greek mythology’

January 19, 2016

~Persephone ~

by ladyliterati

~ Persephone ~
The vale of Enna, where posies abound,

She tenderly plucks them from the ground,

Demeter as always, favors the soil,

With an abundance of growth that does not toil.
Oh sing a hymn to Demeter,

Suffer her anguish and pain,

Oh sing a hymn to Demeter,

Her Mysteries to obtain. Her Mysteries to obtain.
Hades spying from his dark, dank kingdom,

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October 27, 2014

~ Pythia ~

by ladyliterati

 

Fissure in the rocks
Ambiguous oracle
Ethylene escapes

O’Prunty
6/26/14

August 1, 2013

The Minotaur

by Katie Simpson

Do you rise or fall?
I have no sense of
direction inside your
maze, no certainty if
you will find what
you yearn. In the
darkness of winding
halls, do you chase
the minotaur? Does
your blood call
for his head or
do your ears crave
the public’s
accolades? Bring
the world this fierce
but desolate head:
the sounds of victory
will flee with the
wind, the world savors
only the freshest tribute.

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