The beauty and terror of the greatest of Sumerian goddesses comes through in this ancient statue. Inanna/Ishtar was at once lovely and terrible, seducing many great men and then killing them. Her unearthly white skin and glowing red eyes warn those who might answer her as she beckons with her right hand.
“It’s happened to me now, hasn’t it? But the beauty of me is that I am only a step from desperation all the time and I am one of the few people I know who could perform an act of violence with the greatest of ease.”
suffice it to say i too have dreamt of such dinner parties. also, kirsten dunst as marie antoinette. why not?
it’s pomegranate season again back home; i always found it to be the most appropriate fruit for fall (heartbreak around every corner, on this we’ve already agreed):
rip at its skin gently, break it open, and watch it pour out its heart to you, drop after drop after drop.