Perseus’ Flight

Gustave Moreau – Perseus and Andromeda. 1870. Perseus’ Flight Medusa’s murdered head drips blood into the sea. Curls twitch. Her filthy mane, dead but possessed by hate, disgorges poison through my grip. Even the white waves thundering below, Neptune’s loose cavalry, no longer gallop beneath winged shoes. They’re petrified by curdled Gorgon’s blood, gold calderas where […]

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