Eros Unloosed

To primordial Eros, the
First of gods and the fairest, who
With metallic wings outstretched and
Bowstring unloosed, slyly
Trembles mortal and immortal alike
Loose of sense, generating worlds,
Uniting orbs — earth, sun, star and
Moon — and turns the carousel of love,
I raise my cup!

[Michael Routery is a writer and poet living in Northern California. His work can be found in a wide variety of publications, including Beatitude: 50Datura, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina devotional anthologies, Written In WineBearing TorchesUnbound, and Out of Arcadia. ]

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