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Nuntius Poetry from 1932

Nuntius Poetry from 1932

From Nuntius vol. VI, no. 3, May 1932. Homer by Katherine D. Schmidt, Gamma As one who marks the rosy-fingered Dawn Sweep back the eastern curtain of the day; As one who travels over Phoebus’ way, Or dwells with those the gods have smiled upon; As one who sails upon unvintaged…

The Veil of Alcestis

The Veil of Alcestis

by Angela Pitts There you stand, a surfeit of language confounded into silence, like a chasm of sound in the abyss of night, once a chorus of whippoorwills, enchanting itself, until suddenly overawed by unknown footsteps. You do not recognize her standing before you, against all odds, in the light…

Penelope’s Shroud

Penelope’s Shroud

by J. Garvey So for three years she was secret in her design, convincing the Achaians, but when the fourth year came with the seasons returning, one of her women, who knew the whole of the story, told us. Wise Penelope was weaving her intricate shroud with intent, unknown to…