Before They Were Mothers Poem by Sappho

Before They Were Mothers

Rating: 3.6


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

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
doot doot 29 January 2019

harold they were lesbians

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Rajnish Manga 05 May 2017

Relationships in whatever capacity remain sturdy with all their intimacy and understanding. Thanks.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 05 May 2017

Well written, motherhood definitely changes one's priorities.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 04 May 2019

Citing the only stanza here, of course the Original is in ancient Greek language............................. Before they were mothers Leto and Niobe had been the most devoted of friends..................That´s how girls go..............independent then married and have kids......... WOW! A poem from the world famous SAPPHO, lawyas in brevity. CONGRATULATIONS being chosen as The CLASSIC Poem Of The Day. Hurray!

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Kumarmani Mahakul 04 May 2019

Before they were mothers....much meaningful beginning line. Beautiful poem with lofty theme.

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Ratnakar Mandlik 04 May 2019

Motherhood changes a woman drastically. Her attention, devotion and major part of her love is diverted to her progeny after attaining it. Great tribute to motherhood. Well deserved classic poem of the day.

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Mahtab Bangalee 04 May 2019

friendship is the pure source of creation!

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Savita Tyagi 04 May 2019

In brevity the hue of changing relationships splashed so effectively. Super!

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Dr Antony Theodore 04 May 2019

Before they were mothers. frinds and devotion...... a very nice poem. tony

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Edward Kofi Louis 04 May 2019

Dedicated to mothers. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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