Ereshkigal Looks


No one could withstand
The gaze of the Dark One,
Ereshkigal,
even her sister Inanna,
Queen of the Above World.
Yet Inanna
faced her sister anyway.
She died instantly
and was held out
in the arms of the Dark One
as her corpse rotted.
Ereshkigal cried
with tears of blood.
27w x 56h x 16d 1994
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