Sappho Poems

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1.
He Is More Than A Hero

He is more than a hero
he is a god in my eyes--
the man who is allowed
to sit beside you -- he
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2.
On What Is Best

Some celebrate the beauty
of knights, or infantry,
or billowing flotillas
at battle on the sea.
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3.
Awed By Her Splendor

Awed by her splendor
stars near the lovely
moon cover their own
bright faces
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4.
Blame Aphrodite

It's no use
Mother dear, I
can't finish my
weaving
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5.
Cleis

Sleep, darling
I have a small
daughter called
Cleis, who is
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6.
You May Forget But

You may forget but
let me tell you
this: someone in
some future time
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7.
Before They Were Mothers

8.
A Hymn To Venus

O Venus, beauty of the skies,
To whom a thousand temples rise,
Gaily false in gentle smiles,
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9.
Although They Are

10.
And Their Feet Move

And their feet move
rhythmically, as tender
feet of Cretan girls
danced once around an
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