The goddess Demeter wanders the earth in search of her
lost daughter Persephone, stopping to rest at Eleusis. A local woman, Baubo,
offers her a drink of barley water, which the goddess refuses.
When that was said, she loosened her robes, displaying her whole body ... not a seemly sight!
Iackhos, just a boy, was there and shot his hand out
to touch the underside of Baubo's breasts.
So did the Goddess smile, She smiled in her soul,
and accepted, and drank the kykeon from the gleaming cup.
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