First Glimpse of Hades

Shudders in the chest,

palls of thrill in the air–

Upon her… avalanche

of fire and snow.

Contributor’s Notes: Andrea Potos is the author of four poetry collections, most recently We Lit the Lamps Themselves, from Salmon Poetry in Ireland. Her poems can be found widely in print and online.

Copyright © 2014 Andrea Potos.

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