Persephone Thinks of Athena

Photo by soaad aboudi on Unsplash

I stand in the kitchen

eating cold pomegranate seeds

that burst violent

and red

on my tongue

nerve chill

teeth ache

tongue manipulates

arils from rind

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Kelly M. Marshall

Kelly M. Marshall

Freelance writer + author. Yogi. Trans and nonbinary. They/Them.