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The Lark

Athena in Theory


Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay

Eighteen years ago, she had been named after the Greek goddess of wisdom. Her mother Alexa, a linguistics and history professor, thought she was doing her newborn daughter a favor. After all, weren’t names defining in and of themselves? Maybe Athena Scarpelli would go on to do great things that would astound her family.




The Lark shares fictional short stories and poetry

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Jillian Spiridon

Jillian Spiridon

just another writer with too many cats

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