With her unseen partner dark

Cinerary altar with tabula representing the rape of Proserpina by Pluto as Cupid watches White marble, Antonine Era 2nd century CE

Cinerary altar with tabula representing the rape of Proserpina by Pluto as Cupid watches White marble, Antonine Era 2nd century CE

Venus bright shining
With her unseen partner dark
Each morning dancing
Love and death flirting before
Eyes of the willfully blind

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