JOSEPH S. SALEMI
Lovely Circe on her knees,
Siren-songs and Scylla’s wail,
Calypso and a ragged sail —
All this would be enough for me
To blank out on Penelope.
Joseph S. Salemi teaches in the Classics Department at Hunter College. An Associate Editor at Iambs & Trochees, his poems, essays, and translations have been widely published. His most recent collection, Masquerade, was published in 2005 by Pivot Press.
First published in Measure, Volume 1 (2006)