The Odyssey – Homer

The Odyssey

The warless veteran,

pawn of the Gods, fights across

a vast chaos sea.

~

The Translation by Fagles

New lines have cast and

reeled in his songs and his world.

Now he sings for me.

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2 thoughts on “The Odyssey – Homer

    • Exactly! The first time I tried to read the Odyssey it did not go so well. Probably a combination of the facts that I was 13 years old, and that I was trying to read my dad’s old college copy with it’s microscopic print and dense translation. This one, I really love.

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