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Persephone removes her mantle of death and adorns herself with flowers. Watching from their bed, Hades wonders how he’ll survive without her. She brought life into his world of death. With a kiss goodbye, she’s gone. Persephone takes her mother’s hand and Demeter’s heart thaws. The world around them blossoms as they ascend to Olympus … More Persephone’s Desire | Melody E. McIntyre
A blanket of the sun runs around in me, like a glass of whiskey does Transitory warmth makes me insensible Hovering wind turns pages of winter Then, I’m led to spring Yuu Ikeda is a Japan based poet. She writes poetry on her website. https://poetryandcoffeedays.wordpress.com/ Her published poems are “Sinful Silhouette” in <Rigorous>, “Broken Pieces … More Sense of Spring | Yuu Ikeda
Like crows, we forage in the winter, pick through cans and dumpsters that freeze in December, and weed through paper bags in the sleety rain Like lepers, we cover our faces, hover around a trashcan of fire to keep us warm in the snowy vacant lot of cold hands and icy hearts. Mark Tulin lives … More Crow Winter | Mark Tulin