Spring I.

about Orpheus he weeps
later he bemoans walking on

the lawn smashing
the daisies
to seasonal death

“the false, glorious promises of spring”

every flower is Persephone

Gloria Frym is a San Francisco-based poet and fiction writer. Her collection of essays, How Proust Ruined My Life, was published by BlazeVox Books in 2020.

You can see more of Gloria's work in 10.1

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