so-many-aesthetics: Mythology and Literature Aesthetics Hades and Persephone - Greek Mythology Tell me losing everything is what saved you.Tell me you finally tasted freedom. Don’t lie. I see it in your eyes. Women lie to their mothers. Women do not know how to use their own voices and resort to things deeper. Don’t lie to me. Tell me you loved to destroy. Tell me you need me. Please. You are the bones of my spine. You are the ground beneath my feet. You are made of deeper stuff than…
HADES & PERSEPHONE "She was gathering sweet flowers, violets and white lilies, and so many that the basket would not hold them all! Lovelier even than the flowers, Persephone caught the eye of Hades, god of the underworld. In one moment she was swallowed up in the ground and taken in Hades' rush of love, cursed to forever be caught between the land of the living and the world of the dead." –Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book 5
ladies in literature ♚ persephone (greek mythology) I asked him for it. For the blood, for the rust, for the sin. I didn’t want the pearls other girls talked about, or the fine marble of palaces, or even the roses in the mouth of servants. I wanted pomegranates— I wanted darkness, I wanted him. — Daniella Michalleni
Nick pressed closer. She squirmed but he wouldn't let her go. "What do you want?" She needed an alpha, and there he was, dominating her. Not one in a hundred men could do that. "Vesper," he said, growling. "I want you." She turned her face, her teeth bared, fangs drawn and visible. He let off her at just the right moment and she struck blindly, her fangs sinking into his upper arm. #loveandmonsters #oliviastocum author @ www.oliviastocum.com #werewolves #NickVesper
I will name my eldest daughter, Persephone after my favorite greek mythology story. My second daughters name will be Seraphina. I am also OBSESSED with the names Aria, Lena, Penelope, Anya, Odette and Mia too. I think I am addicted to Greek names.