A different ending is still an ending

Now that she is old, Helen walks on the beach Remembering her old lovers The temperamental merging of sea and sand Makes her ponder men and women Currents are wanderers But it’s tectonic plates that are hard – The stupid analogy falls apart And Helen laughs and orders Half a liter of wine on theContinue reading “A different ending is still an ending”


My first introduction to Greece happened when I was very young, and reading a rather liberal translation (more like an interpretation) of some Ancient Greek myths. It featured stuff like, “Hera was not classically beautiful, but anyone who had ever tasted the pleasures that fill the curves of a woman’s body appreciated her.” I believedContinue reading “Peloponnese”