Poems from E. M. Francisco

It is said that Persephone ate Six seeds from the pomegranate Hades gave her So she spends Six months with her husband. And six with her...
Dear Kelly, I love being in love with you, for you are like a still ocean with gently lapping waves and the strong scent of salt and kelp...
One I am young Terribly alone. I know life Death, despair, fear. Fatuous superficiality cast Over an abyss of sorrow. The first bombardment...