GIRL DREAMS OF PERSEPHONE
by Ivi Hua
and the air tastes like rain. she’s sinking
knee deep, something of a maiden in a field.
something of jade-green eyes. any dreamer
would corrode and dissolve to worship her.
i would throw myself to the wolves, splay
myself onto the fire. o queen of the dead. o
goddess of spring. the way her hair flows,
burnished and eternal, makes me want to
Ivi Hua is an Asian-American writer, dreamer, and poet. A Best of the Net nominee, her work is published or forthcoming in Juven, [sub]liminal, and the Eunoia Review. In the summer of 2022, she attended the Adroit Journal’s Summer Mentorship as a Poetry mentee. You can find her @livia.writes.stories on Instagram.