Do you hear the sobbing?
Hades and the Reaper sit side-by-side,
Mourning,
But not for their expired charges,
But for their assumed roles as villains,
As monsters,

Among a garden of grey roses,
Huddled betwixt souls in repose,
Beside the Styx,
Thrust there by cruel circumstance,
One guides the dead to finally rest,
The other acts as caretaker and guardian,

And what do they receive for their service?
Fear,
The unerring terror of death,
They too prisoners of fates hand,
Hades laments his own torment,
Head in hands,

Their very purpose likened to evil,
But it’s a lie borne of fear,
Death is merely another step,
And its agents merely accessories to this end,
They reap no love though,
They merit pity not dread.

Comments
  1. Ohhh Hades! πŸ˜‚ But the name is all I’ve heard of, I know nothing ’bout him πŸ€·β€β™€οΈ lol
    Your drawing tho 🀣 Always killin’ it! 🀣

  2. Carol anne says:

    so good! I love this one! Very well done on it! ❀

  3. Shruba says:

    Tom Ellis is changing that perception quite a bit though not exactly of Hades xD

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