Ade (agentfroot) wrote,

pomegranate blood

its blood is an acquired taste
each seed wrapped in a bittersweet tear
hundreds and hundreds in a thick-skinned orb
each fruit like bubble wrap waiting to be popped
piercing the flesh
its watery blood drips down your knife
ripened seeds spill from the mother fruit
taste it now
the essence of life a symbol of death
the bait for persephone’s soul
as the wheel of the year spins
the strange fruits drop
feeding the world
a taste of blood

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