ARTEMIS

Young princess
Child now grown up
You play being a wife
satisfied lady.

The rooms of your home
Polished dwelling-
They might satisfy
Your thirst for tea
friends accommodated
For years to come,
For years.

Your wise husband
accomplished master
He does not feel the pains
Ignore the paleness.

Behind a door
Your pain is hidden
Locked in
Golden lock.

You were free in the woods, 
with your bow and your knife, 
true warrior, 
and now only daughter-in-law.

In twelve months you look at the moon, 
dreaming of that life in a sylvan abode, 
you wait to be sure that the wind will come back 
and take away your days.

6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ashley
    Dec 02, 2021 @ 19:27:01

    What or who do you hunt with your bow and arrow on the Alban Hills? 🌹🙋‍♂️

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    • Fairy Queen
      Dec 03, 2021 @ 13:24:57

      I was a little Artemis when I was a child and I lived in the countryside. O had a wood bow and arrows. I hunted burds but it was only a game for me. I’m against hunting. I only imitated a TV personality named Orzowei, the son of the savannah. 😁

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      • Ashley
        Dec 03, 2021 @ 13:56:38

        Being in Italy you are Diana of the Alban Hills, protector of the countryside 🌹🤗🌹😘

      • Fairy Queen
        Dec 03, 2021 @ 14:06:12

        My family descends from the Normans, Nordic peoples, and in fact I am very attached to the woods. When I go to the woods I feel strong and I have strange emotions, I have incredible energy and memories of a very ancient past that flows in my blood come back to me.

      • Ashley
        Dec 03, 2021 @ 14:20:00

        I am also dedicated to the woodlands. Like you when I walk amongst the trees I feel that I am at home; it’s where I feel that I belong, beneath the greenery, clothed in oak and ash and ivy leaves 🏹🌹🙋‍♂️

  2. haoyando
    Dec 03, 2021 @ 13:22:15

    A wonderful poem. The pain, so hidden.

    Reply

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