Death of the Warrior

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Death of the Warrior

Death of the Warrior
(a picture from childhood)

Statue 1

In the window of a woman’s couterier
appears Persephone with abundant tenderness,
her hair fragrant with ripened rye.

Her voice imbued with favouring grace
as if ascending to another sky,
she bestows flowers with her smiles.

Persephone works a double shift:
in spring she breathes soul into the earth
for the budding of rich fruits.

With a crimson thread she descends into Hell,
with a white she returns to Heaven.
Like an ancient goddess she foretells change.

AuthorJovan Koteski
2023-06-08T11:41:32+00:00 June 6th, 2023|Categories: Poetry, Literature, Blesok no. 150|Comments Off on Death of the Warrior