Sappho

(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Must I Remind You, Cleis, - Poem by Sappho

Must I remind you, Cleis,
that sounds of grief
are unbecmoming in
a poet's household?

and that they are not
suitable in ours?
[Note: "A poet's household" is more litterally one "dedicated to the Muses."]


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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