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Mother, I Cannot Mind My Wheel

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Mother, I cannot mind my wheel;
My fingers ache, my lips are dry;
Oh! if you felt the pain I feel!
But oh, who ever felt as I!
Geoffrey Plowden 05 June 2018
This is a very very free representation of Sappho!
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Noreen Ward 22 February 2018
I learned this verse in high school (Taft in Chicago in about 1954-55. It has never left my memory. I am now 80. My English teacher was very strict and outstanding. I was able to by pass freshman English and the University of Illinois. Would love to know more about Sappho. Thank you!
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