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The Recantation single work   poetry   "I take it all back."
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 The Recantation
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  • Author's note: "This is adapted and amplified from the Palinode of Stesichorus, fr. 11. He is said to have been stricken with blindness by the gods because of a poem he wrote about Helen of Troy. He recanted in the Palinode, of which three lines remain, and his sight was restored. I have used his three lines but added to them."

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