Linda Hepner

Veteran Poet - 1,166 Points (London)

Athena - Poem by Linda Hepner

Pallid you may be; Athena, Pallas,
Was wise too, pale because she knew too much
About her lover's quite elusive phallus
Whenever she came near and wished to touch.
She put him in a slaveship to the East
To bring her spices, fragrancies and tales
And feed her hungry spirit needing yeast
To swell and gleam like surface rising whales
Humping their backs and blowing spermy spouts.
She waits for her distant lover to return
And when he comes, she to the ocean shouts:
Welcome my darling, nothing more to learn!

Comments about Athena by Linda Hepner

  • (9/12/2006 9:40:00 PM)

    ok, read it 2 times, great poem.................................... (Report) Reply

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  • (11/16/2005 4:56:00 AM)

    Hey Lindy!

    i was away but today, i have fallen back with Athena AIRLINER to Athens may be. I wish i were a character in this piece; and why isn't this piece on the top 500 or top TEN on our POEMHUNTER.COM? or has my eyes ceased to.........!

    Anyway, shoot another hot one to me Linda.
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  • (9/5/2005 7:34:00 AM)

    This is very well crafted, Linda...with a consistent rhyme and meter. The subject is unusal and you have given us a glimpse into another time. Good poem.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 5, 2005

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