Les Poèmes №4 — Hera’s Heart

Adam Eyves
5 min readJun 30, 2021

Hera’s Heart is an old-world poetic allegory of a new husband who slowly builds himself a psychological prison out of virtue and love for his wanting bride.

Marc Chagall 1915 “The Birthday” Public Domain

Laid with a foundation of stones, Young Love set its first course true, not withholding the threshold of which to cross.

White silk and lace dripping across his arms, and his bride swept high; she burst out blushing, “Oh my love, your

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Adam Eyves

Writer, editor, storyteller, sailor, and coffee drinker. I think, I question, I imagine. I am a philosopher at heart, and a connoisseur of all good things.