Sappho

(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Sappho Poems

1. Like the very gods in my sight is he 12/10/2015
2. Ode To Aphrodite 12/23/2014
3. To Anactoria, Who Has Forsaken A Once-Loved Girlfriend Of Sappho 3/31/2010
4. To A Youth Who Wooed A Woman Older Than Himself 3/31/2010
5. To A Bride 3/31/2010
6. The Fisherman's Tomb 3/31/2010
7. To A Rich Vulgarian 3/31/2010
8. To Atthis The Inconstant 3/31/2010
9. The Dust Of Timas 3/31/2010
10. On The Tomb Of A Priestess Of Artemis 3/31/2010
11. Wedding Song 3/31/2010
12. To One False In Love 3/31/2010
13. The Death Of Adonis 3/31/2010
14. Mother, I Cannot Mind My Wheel 3/31/2010
15. Jealousy 12/1/2015
16. The Torments Of Love 3/31/2010
17. Yea, Thou Shalt Die 3/31/2010
18. Orchard Song 3/31/2010
19. Ode To Anactoria 3/31/2010
20. Hesperus The Bringer 3/31/2010
21. Dica 3/31/2010
22. Sappho To Her Girlfriends 3/31/2010
23. An Epithalamium 3/31/2010
24. Evening 3/31/2010
25. To A Girl In A Garden 3/31/2010
26. Maidens Dancing In Moonlight 3/31/2010
27. The Silver Moon 3/31/2010
28. Youth And Age 3/31/2010
29. Must I Remind You, Clesis, 1/1/2004
30. Thy Form Is Lovely 3/31/2010
31. The Arbor 3/31/2010
32. Claïs 3/31/2010
33. My Garden 3/31/2010
34. One Girl 3/31/2010
35. To Any Army Wife 12/31/2002
36. Grace 3/31/2010
37. We Put The Urn Abord Ship 12/31/2002
38. To Evening 1/1/2004
39. Prayer To Our Lady Of Paphos 12/31/2002
40. Standing By My Bed 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Sappho

Awed By Her Splendor

Awed by her splendor
stars near the lovely
moon cover their own
bright faces
when she
is roundest and lights
earth with her silver

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Hymn To Aphrodite

Throned in splendor, immortal Aphrodite!
Child of Zeus, Enchantress, I implore thee
Slay me not in this distress and anguish,
Lady of beauty.

Hither come as once before thou camest,
When from afar thou heard'st my voice lamenting,
Heard'st and camest, leaving thy glorious father's Palace golden,

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