And what on earth did she hope to gain?
Did she scale Mt. Olympus thinking
he would get to know her, hoping to rope
in the affection of this Zeus/Jove/Wodin, left
instead like Semele in the ashes of her dreams?
Maybe she was se [...]
Divinity has nothing to do with it,
this matter of simple arithmetic:
Even if she was just a stupified seventeen
when he was born, she would have to be
a frazzled fifty when he died at thirty-three.
So why do they sculpt and paint her
as a yo [...]