Hymn to Proserpine

We know they are cruel as love or life, and lovely as death. O Gods dethroned and deceased, cast forth, wiped out in a day! From your wrath is the world released, redeemed from your chains, men say. New Gods are crowned in the city; their flowers have broken your rods; They are merciful, clothed […]

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Setting free the gods

Sannion wrote it. Galina wrote it. And many others have felt the need to unbox the gods this week. But Melitta Benu’s words are the ones that carve the deepest. Maybe it’s because she is thinking of Persephone. These words have power. They ring true. “You can’t put the gods in a box and expect […]

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