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Penelope to Odysseus: A Scattering of Tear Stained Fragments in the Sea

Having completed them both I think my favorite thing about the entire exercise is the characterizations of both Odysseus and Penelope, one half internal and the other through their lover's eyes, is only complete with both pieces. The full portrait appears of each lover most vividly when connected with the other half. Point and Counter-Point. Hope you like it. 

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Odysseus to Penelope: An Undelivered Letter Swallowed by the Sea

That's where the idea comes from. What I wanted to do was write two undelivered love letters, one by Odysseus, the other by Penelope, written during the time Odysseus was adrift in the Aegean Sea following the Trojan War. Neither of them knowing if the letters would ever be read, let alone if they'd ever see each other again. 

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