Even moonlight can be harsh on your eyes, if you’re not accustomed to such things. After a spell in the realm where light cannot reach, hers had grown larger, able to detect the slightest details that would not even register to the average naked eye. It was this adaptation that allowed Persephone to see things others couldn’t and even when she returned to more illuminated terrain, her taste in beauty was darker than most.

An ode to nature in collaboration with collage artist Loraine Mohar.