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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Writing on the Wall
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Notes

  • Author's note: Delphi, one of the oldest sacred sites in Greece, includes rebuilt Temples to Apollo and Athena. The 2500-year-old retaining wall has withstood two earthquakes which demolished all surrounding buildings.

Includes

Prologue in Delphi : Ischegaon: The Wall That Keeps the Earth Back i "Pale stones, dark-rimmed, limestone edges pressed together,", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
After Burial the Stele is Delivered i "The swaddled stele lies on the bed of the cart, delivered to the estate", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
The Will is Read i "Fear passes like a baton in the games; shepherds, grove workers and domestics", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
Called to the Atrium i "The old master's son sends riders to call slaves back from grove and pasture.", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
The Son Becomes a Man i "We fall silent as the new master walks out through the colonnade,", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
On the Road to Delphi i "Only a handful of us, the hardy ones, decide on freedom.", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
Emerging i "Walking unravels knots;", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
Arriving at Delphi i "We climb Parnassus. Delphi's temples cling to the mountainside.", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
At the Temple i "Fasting and prayer are night-long in the athletes' dormitory.", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;
Epilogue i "Pale stones, dark-rimmed, limestone edges pressed together,", Anne M. Carson , 2009 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , December no. 31 2009;

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Subjects:
  • Delphi,
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    Greece,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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