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Persephone

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PERSEPHONE

“sweet little girl,”
they say;
“innocent and pure.”

they call you
Kore.
It means exactly what they think.

“stay, listen, listen, listen,” says Mother.
listen little girl, listen to your mother
“listen, stay, stay, stay,” says Mother
stay here Kore, stay put right here

But no, mother -
You will not listen,
little girl,
and you will not stay put,
right here.
- no, not today.

You rip the earth apart;
dirty hands, hurried breaths -
and you destroy...
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