tagIllustrated PoetryIn Leucothoe's Shadow

In Leucothoe's Shadow


Withering, brown heart—
Her shine just as bright.
Every woman a flower.
Water, air, sunlight.

Sister shadows loom.
Jealousy, betrayal.
Unseen Clytie longs,
Wilting, shrinking, pale.

Vibrant yellow petals,
Darkened velvet center,
Devoted, radiant—
Following her master.

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