Sappho Poems

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41.
Sounds Of Grief

Must I remind you, Cleis,
that sounds of grief
are unbecoming in
a poet's household?
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42.
Yes, Atthis, You May Be Sure

Yes, Atthis, you may be sure

Even in Sardis
Anactoria will think often of us
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43.
Claïs

I have a daughter,
Claïs fair,
Poised like a golden flower in the air,
Lydian treasures her limbs outshine
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44.
The Anactoria Poem

Some say thronging cavalry, some say foot soldiers,
others call a fleet the most beautiful of
sights the dark earth offers, but I say it's what-
ever you love best.
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45.
The Muses

It is the Muses
who have caused me
to be honred: they
taught me their craft
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46.
Tell Everyone

47.
To One Who Loved Not Poetry

48.
Standing By My Bed

49.
One Girl

I

Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough,
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50.
We Put The Urn Abord Ship

We put the urn aboard ship
with this inscription:

This is the dust of little
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