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It Was You, Atthis, Who Said

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It was you, Atthis, who said

"Sappho, if you will not get
up and let us look at you
I shall never love you again!

"Get up, unleash your suppleness,
lift off your Chian nightdress
and, like a lily leaning into
"a spring, bathe in the water.
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D.l. Aceves 19 December 2013
I think you mean: purple frock
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Michael Malone 24 June 2010
Yes, the poem is translated by mary barnard
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Panos Karagiorgos 13 December 2008
Excellent translation! I would like to know the name of the translator. Does anybody know? I'll be grateful if she/he could let me know. Thanks! Pan Kar
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