NaPoWriMo 2021, day 28

Merj Lepht

Why I Did Not

The ugliness of the Gorgons
is a myth.
Medusa’s suitors were
like Narcissus
held
by a beauty that made
all doing irrelevant,
and so delicately complete
any touch
could only destroy.

— Thomas Gorn


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