Friday, October 17, 2014

Merope

'Lost Pleiad'(1884) by W. Bouguereau


Mythology pleiad
married impious king
mysteriously faded
missing in star cluster
mourning sisters of sky
Mediterranean fall
mellow shade reminds her.


Read more at: d'Verse Meeting the bar: Pleiades

19 comments:

  1. Always fun to play with a little mythology until the mystery fades and you are trapped in the stars

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, remember stay firmly at the ground while dreaming upon a stars... Thank you, Pat!

      Delete
  2. interesting...yet another aspect of their story, that i did not know...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The farther we go the more versions we suppose will hear...Thanks, Brian!

      Delete
  3. Wow, this is an intriguing write! You told a whole story in few words.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Mythology can reveal many aspects that relate to present day happenings. Wonderful lines humbird!

    Hank

    ReplyDelete
  5. Lovely image–and the poem matches the form beautifully–sweet myth

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is so apt!! love your response to the prompt. Thanks!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks for interesting prompt, Vandana!

      Delete
  7. Love how you captured the beauty of one of the seven sisters.. Mythology is a great source to write about.

    ReplyDelete
  8. mythologies are always so rich...beautifully reflected in your lines...nice form play too...

    ReplyDelete
  9. Very striking image with poem to evoke the emotions it evokes. Lovely.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I love the beauty and wistfulness of this — and shall have to check out this piece of mythology, which was unknown to me.

    ReplyDelete