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Ode To Aphrodite

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Deathless Aphrodite, throned in flowers,
Daughter of Zeus, O terrible enchantress,
With this sorrow, with this anguish, break my spirit
Lady, not longer!

Hear anew the voice! O hear and listen!
Come, as in that island dawn thou camest,
Billowing in thy yoked car to Sappho
Forth from thy father's
Golden house in pity! ... I remember:
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Rian! 06 December 2020
This is a lovely song.... I'm doing an essay on Sappho, and her work is lovely. Great translations!
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Seamus O Brian 27 February 2018
I wonder if it was Aphrodite who slapped Prelutsky's sister?
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Edward Kofi Louis 27 February 2018
With this sorrow! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Subhas Chandra Chakra 27 February 2018
Lovely poem. Thanks for the sharing.
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Mary Skarpathiotaki 27 February 2018
10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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Nudershada Cabanes 27 February 2018
Aphrodite's spell lives on to this day. Wonderful poem of anguish and longing.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 27 February 2018
Beautiful poem with touching expression. Nice penmanship.
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Theresa Dunn 27 February 2018
Nice read, I love Mythology
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* Sunprincess * 05 September 2015
..........one of the most beautiful Ode's I've ever read ?
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Tabish Raza 23 December 2014
Golden house in pity! ... I remember: Fleet and fair thy sparrows drew thee, beating Fast their wings above the dusky harvests, Down the pale heavens. i love these lines. BRAVO, beautifully penned! READ MINE TOO.
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