Category Archives: Sappho

Poem – And their Feet Move

And their feet move Rhythmically as tender Feet of cretan girls Danced once around an Altar of love crushing A circle in the soft Smooth flowering grass Advertisements

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Poem – With His Venom

With his venom Irresistible and bittersweet  That loosened  Of limbs, love Reptile like  Strikes me down

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Poem – Words

Although they are Only breath, words Which I command  Are immortal

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Poem – To Evening 

O Hesperus thou bring east all things home All that the garish day hath scattered wide The sheep, the goat, back to the welcome fold Thou bring the child too, to his mother’s side.

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Poem – Love

Sweet mother at the idle loom I lean Weary with longing for the boy that Still Remains a dream of loveliness  to fill My soul, my life, at aphrodite’s will.

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Poem – Grace

What country maiden charms the heart However fair, however sweet Who has not learned by gracious art To draw her dress around her feet ?

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Poem – Although They Are

Although they are only breath, words which I command are immortal

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