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Poetry Sunday: “Penelope’s Song,” by Jeanne Wagner

By Rebecca Foust
What is being described is the state of invisibility familiar to any woman who has reached middle age, and this makes me wonder if Penelope’s “sin” might be her own thwarted lust for the suitors who spurn her, a complete inversion of the vectors of desire in 'The Odyssey.'
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