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Ancient Lens

What I learned from Homer’s Odyssey

By Ahna LewisPublished about a year ago 1 min read
Photo by Edoardo Galati on Unsplash

In antiquity

The word “blue” did not exist

Just the wine-dark sea

nature poetryvintageart

About the Creator

Ahna Lewis

Just a high school English teacher who never quite got over her dream of becoming an author. :)

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  • Roy Stevens12 months ago

    Brilliant and so, so true. "Long afloat on shipless oceans, I did all my best to smile, 'til your singing eyes and fingers, drew me loving to your isle." "Song of the Siren" - Tim Buckley

  • The Invisible Writerabout a year ago

    oh wow this was so good. I had to reread three times each time I found more meaning

  • Kristen Tejeraabout a year ago

    Really love this!

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