Persephone’s Return 2

Persephone’s Return



A short dramatic poem, dedicated to Diane Middlebrook, written in October 2011. A mystery play enactment of the Persephone myth: Persephone returns to describe death. The reading was recorded in October 2011 with Anne Waldman, Helene Christopoulos, Phyllis Wat, Neal Climenhaga and Anthony Alves. Music and soundscape by Ambrose Bye. It was included in the album, New Festival of Rhizomes & Wraiths, produced by Ambrose Bye for the St. Marks Poetry Project. Read the text and listen to the recording of Persephone’s Return here.