Category Archives: Sappho

Poem – The Fisherman’s Tomb

Over the fisher pelagon meniscus his father set The oar worn by the wave, the trap, and the fishing net For all men, and for ever, memorials there to be Of the luckless life of the fisher, the labourer of … Continue reading

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Poem – We Know This Much 

We know his much Death is an evil We have the gods Word for it they too Would die if death Were  a good thing

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Poem – You May Forget But

You may forget but Let me tell you This someone in Some future time Will think of us

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Poem – The Muses

It is the muses Who have caused me To be honred: they Taught me their craft

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Poem – The Silver Moon

The Silver moon is set The Pleiades are gone Half the long night is spent, and yet  I lie alone

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Poem – Tell Everyone

Tell everyone  Now, today, I Shall  Sing  beautifully  For my friends pleasure 

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Poem – Of Course I Love you

Of course I love you But if you love me Marry a young woman I couldn’t stand it To live with a young Man, I being older

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