If Death Be Good Poem by Bliss William Carman

If Death Be Good

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(Sappho LXXIV)
If death be good,
Why do the gods not die?
If life be ill,
Why do the gods still live?
If love be naught,
Why do the gods still love?
If love be all,
What should men do but love?

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Fabrizio Frosini 13 January 2016

Sappho's verse are very inspirational to us all, even after 2600 years..

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