Alcman

(Greece)

Desire - Poem by Alcman

Maidens with voices like honey for sweetness, that breathe desire,
See I faint; for no sea-bird I, as I would be, nor tire
Over the foam-flowers flying with halcyons ever on wing,
Keeping a careless heart, a sea-blue bird of the Spring.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012



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