Things are colder, now.

Mothers and daughters, strawberry juice and pomegranate seeds.

TW: allusions to assault and mild gore.

This is a very loose retelling of Demeter and Persephone’s story, originally told as part of my ‘Mythstake’ newsletter series.

Photo by: Margarita Zueva on Unsplash

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