Category letters to my deities

phobos.

phobos, when companionship becomes tainted with avarice, trust and compassion struggle to be reborn from the ashes. the reality of what you’ve done is a burning crater between us. you’ve shattered trust so as to satiate some misguided sense of entitlement. and look at us now. days with you once felt like summer afternoons spent […]

apollo.

apollo, it’s been many moons since we first met and i am still trying to figure you out. a soft-spoken soul with a raging desire to be free. you fooled me when i first laid eyes on you. a gentle giant, hands made for caressing and caring, so kind and beautiful. but it wasn’t soon […]

hestia.

hestia, sweetie. you’re lost but too naive to admit it. you’ve been lost since you opened your eyes and stumbled into this ruthless world. you only see the surface, too innocent, too fragile to reach further and uncover the rawness of this existence. hestia, dear, you still look at the world through the eyes of […]

hermes.

oh hermes, you always manage to fly into my life at the oddest times. but i don’t mind. your company is a pleasure to have, always. a golden shine seems to constantly emanate from you. an iridescent glow from within that ive become wary of bathing in. you are wholly unapologetic, so bold and so […]

hades.

my hades, our relationship is toxic. so toxic. every exchange leaves me feeling rattled, yet content with my own demons. i worry for you all the while embracing the demons that torment me every moment. i sleep peacefully during nightmares now. i know i shouldn’t but you give me a twisted sense of comfort that […]

persephone.

dearest persephone, our relationship dynamic has changed and i am suddenly unsure of who i am. you surely must know by now that i’m sensitive to these kinds of things. it’s like i’m attuned to your energy, with minor shifts inciting an internal discourse that will never see the light of day. a minor inflection […]