The home fires are burning in England after the great gas and electricity rip-off of 2022. Parents tell their children the tale of Draco and Persephone around candle lit evening meals, backlit by wood fired stoves.
Fathers deep voice normally starts with “Through the deep caves of thought I hear a voice that sings! Songs of love over many millennia.”
Then Mother all sweet and light “They sang to each other; in the letters they wrote. Fighting the venom and hate towards their kind.”
Father whispers “Draco and Persephone sold out their only child, to live forever!”
Mother asks “Can we live forever dear Father?”
Father replies “Only if our children stay awake every night. Draco and Persephone became vampires because their son was a night owl, who never slept!”
Mother “Only sleep and love can save you now, children. Goodnight my Dears”
thank you Laura for hosting #Dversepub this evening with words of departure. I have been wondering how to say goodbye to Draco and Persephone. your prompt reminded me of Roy Batty’s last words “All moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.” atop that rain soaked roof.
Blade Runner is a favourite film of mine, thank you Ridley Scott and co. and thank yo Phillip K Dick for the book it was based upon.
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