(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Sappho Poems

81. In Adoration 3/31/2010
82. Before They Were Mothers 12/31/2002
83. Although They Are 12/31/2002
84. You May Forget But 12/31/2002
85. Blame Aphrodite 12/31/2002
86. Cleis 12/31/2002
87. A Hymn To Venus 3/31/2010
88. On What Is Best 11/27/2003
89. He Is More Than A Hero 12/31/2002
90. Awed By Her Splendor 12/31/2002

Comments about Sappho

  • Uriah Hamilton (7/12/2005 7:23:00 AM)

    The greatest poet of them all,
    though only beautiful fragments remain
    because of the Christian Era
    fearing her love!

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  • Robert Rorabeck (4/14/2005 3:17:00 PM)

    does anyone know when the Sappho will be reborn and where? i can't wait

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Best Poem of Sappho

A Hymn To Venus

O Venus, beauty of the skies,
To whom a thousand temples rise,
Gaily false in gentle smiles,
Full of love-perplexing wiles;
O goddess, from my heart remove
The wasting cares and pains of love.

If ever thou hast kindly heard
A song in soft distress preferred,
Propitious to my tuneful vow,
A gentle goddess, hear me now.
Descend, thou bright immortal guest,
In all thy radiant charms confessed.

Thou once didst leave almighty Jove
And all the golden roofs above:
The car thy wanton sparrows drew,
Hovering in air they lightly flew;
As to my ...

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You May Forget But

You may forget but
let me tell you
this: someone in
some future time
will think of us

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