I am a woman, kept bound
with my mouth sealed,
one finger laid against
my gagged lips
my will

in darkness
in silence
in death

a short period of darkness
before the power
before the sun

appears through silence.

© 2017, Paul Brookes

One thought on “(ANGERONA) Sunstead

  1. I really had to look up Angerona. The Goddess of fear/anxiety/silence. Oh. Yes. That is the women/girls in detention. Such a short poem that captures it exactly. The question is, will the sun come up? Will they encounter Apollo?

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