bows, stones, and pomegranates
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twilighteve
twilighteve semi-functional writer and human being
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the world wants us to stand down, but we've seen the goddesses. they rise. why shouldn't we?

bows, stones, and pomegranates

everyone always points at Artemis

everyone always points at Artemis never dared to say, but always thinking it

everyone always points at Artemis never dared to say, but always thinking it why would she prefer her huntresses over men?

everyone always points at Artemis never dared to say, but always thinking it why would she prefer her huntresses over men? why would she tend to her bows and not a lover she never had?

everyone always thinks of Athena

everyone always thinks of Athena finding it odd she stays away from men

everyone always thinks of Athena finding it odd she stays away from men a goddess of the wise and weave,

everyone always thinks of Athena finding it odd she stays away from men a goddess of the wise and weave, but all they remember is she cursed Medusa

everyone always thinks of Athena finding it odd she stays away from men a goddess of the wise and weave, but all they remember is she cursed Medusa for being violated

everyone always thinks of Athena finding it odd she stays away from men a goddess of the wise and weave, but all they remember is she cursed Medusa for being violated in the temple she’s supposed to serve in

has anyone ever thought it as a blessing?

has anyone ever thought it as a blessing? has anyone ever thought it a gift?

has anyone ever thought it as a blessing? has anyone ever thought it a gift? Medusa now has a way to protect herself

has anyone ever thought it as a blessing? has anyone ever thought it a gift? Medusa now has a way to protect herself but all people remember are the men she turned to stone

everyone remembers Persephone

everyone remembers Persephone the queen of the underworld

everyone remembers Persephone the queen of the underworld kidnapped by Hades, they say

everyone remembers Persephone the queen of the underworld kidnapped by Hades, they say tricked to eat pomegranates that imprisons her

everyone remembers Persephone the queen of the underworld kidnapped by Hades, they say tricked to eat pomegranates that imprisons her no one remembers Kore

everyone remembers Persephone the queen of the underworld kidnapped by Hades, they say tricked to eat pomegranates that imprisons her no one remembers Kore the girl she used to be

maybe she took the pomegranates herself

maybe she took the pomegranates herself maybe she knows full well what will happen

maybe she took the pomegranates herself maybe she knows full well what will happen and maybe she and Hades agree upon it

maybe she took the pomegranates herself maybe she knows full well what will happen and maybe she and Hades agree upon it maybe she seeks for freedom she never had

maybe she took the pomegranates herself maybe she knows full well what will happen and maybe she and Hades agree upon it maybe she seeks for freedom she never had and if it leaves the world in winter, so be it

everyone remembers the girl

everyone remembers the girl with too bright eyes and too small voice

everyone remembers the girl with too bright eyes and too small voice and expects her to never change

everyone remembers the girl with too bright eyes and too small voice and expects her to never change to be small and weak and ignorant forever

everyone remembers the woman

everyone remembers the woman with too sharp eyes and too loud words

everyone remembers the woman with too sharp eyes and too loud words and expects her to cut herself to pieces

everyone remembers the woman with too sharp eyes and too loud words and expects her to cut herself to pieces until her voice, her mind, and her heart is no more

when the world is so against women to be themselves

when the world is so against women to be themselves to be strong for themselves

when the world is so against women to be themselves to be strong for themselves to stand for their own and to challenge the universe

when the world is so against women to be themselves to be strong for themselves to stand for their own and to challenge the universe why is it so much of a surprise

when the world is so against women to be themselves to be strong for themselves to stand for their own and to challenge the universe why is it so much of a surprise when they choose to walk a broken path

when the world is so against women to be themselves to be strong for themselves to stand for their own and to challenge the universe why is it so much of a surprise when they choose to walk a broken path with footfull of shards and lungful of glass

when the world is so against women to be themselves to be strong for themselves to stand for their own and to challenge the universe why is it so much of a surprise when they choose to walk a broken path with footfull of shards and lungful of glass to reach the freedom they deserve?

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