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Circes Power

 I never turned anyone into a pig.
Some people are pigs; I make them Look like pigs.
I'm sick of your world That lets the outside disguise the inside.
Your men weren't bad men; Undisciplined life Did that to them.
As pigs, Under the care of Me and my ladies, they Sweetened right up.
Then I reversed the spell, showing you my goodness As well as my power.
I saw We could be happy here, As men and women are When their needs are simple.
In the same breath, I foresaw your departure, Your men with my help braving The crying and pounding sea.
You think A few tears upset me? My friend, Every sorceress is A pragmatist at heart; nobody sees essence who can't Face limitation.
If I wanted only to hold you I could hold you prisoner.

by Louise Gluck
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