Eurydice Picture

" 'You are not to look on her until you both
stand once again beneath the sun.' He looked
back. The sun didn't shine on that side of the
ocean. He glimpsed Eurydice, pale and entranced,
no more than a few feet away from him. And
then there was a rustle of wind. She opened her
mouth. The wind took her and at once she
disappeared, swept away like an autumn leaf.
The gates of the underworld clanged shut.
Orpheus felll to his knees. He had lost her
forever. "

I love that myth
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