The poet and performer JL Williams lovingly explores this hard, relentlessly honest work by the greatest Greek poet since antiquity. (at least according to Dan Chiasson in the New Yorker.)

The poem is as clear and beautiful as a bas relief and JL’s insight is thoughtful and, hopefully, inspiring.

Read it now in the SPL’s Reading Room.

You can also hear JL and her band on the SPL’s podcast from a few months back.

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