Olga Broumas Poems

Olga Broumas is a Greek poet who was born in 1949. She lives in the United States and has worked at Brandeis University. Her first collection of poems was Beginning with O. She has won numerous honors, such as the Guggenheim Fellowship. 


by Olga Broumas

Olga Broumas’s ‘Calypso’ contains an allusion to the mythical character of Calypso mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey. It is about a speaker dreaming of having intimacy with her imaginary companions.

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