Sappho

(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Blame Aphrodite - Poem by Sappho

It's no use
Mother dear, I
can't finish my
weaving
You may
blame Aphrodite

soft as she is

she has almost
killed me with
love for that boy

Sappho
tr. Barnard


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  • (10/4/2018 6:28:00 PM)

    Literally the origin of Too gay to function (Report)Reply

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  • (4/9/2018 4:45:00 AM)

    sure am (Report)Reply

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  • (3/8/2016 5:08:00 AM)

    Lovely poem (Report)Reply

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  • (7/15/2007 5:42:00 PM)

    A painful truth revealed! lol smiling ironic like Tai (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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