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Poetry – “Ganymede”

May 2, 2011

by W.R.R. (reposted with the author’s permission)

In hope that all who love might someday be allowed to wed the one they love.

The abduction of Ganymede, by Rubens

Ganymede descends
and I care not if I am damned
for Heaven opens to me
at your gates
and all of love I drink
from the Fountain of Youth
in your heart
held out to me
in trembling hands.
Ganymede arise
take my soul
in your sacred cup
and in defiance
of the laws of men
a garden shall we make
of Hell.

5 Comments leave one →
  1. Mary S permalink
    May 2, 2011 9:24 pm

    This gives me chills, chills, chills!!!! That’s a hell of a garden! I wanna romp there as well!!!

  2. Cheryl Carter permalink
    May 2, 2011 9:31 pm

    WOW, how absolutely divine! So Incredible.

  3. May 3, 2011 8:29 am

    I loved this, thanks!

  4. May 3, 2011 10:43 am

    It’s beautiful.

  5. May 3, 2011 11:25 am

    Thnx for postin’ this, Juneau; I like the image ya chose, too.

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