Sappho

(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Before They Were Mothers - Poem by Sappho

Before they were mothers
Leto and Niobe
had been the most
devoted of friends


Comments about Before They Were Mothers by Sappho

  • (5/5/2017 2:53:00 AM)


    Well written, motherhood definitely changes one's priorities. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Rajnish Manga (5/5/2017 12:57:00 AM)


    Relationships in whatever capacity remain sturdy with all their intimacy and understanding. Thanks. (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: friend



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
[Report Error]