Who is Sappho

ancient Greek lyric poet from Lesbos For other uses, see Sappho (disambiguation). Head of a woman from the Glyptothek in Munich, identified as "probably" a copy of Silanion's fourth-century BC imaginative portrait of Sappho Sappho (/ˈsæfoʊ/; Aeolic Greek Ψαπφώ Psapphô; c. 630 – c. 570 BC) was an A...
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Sappho Poems

  • No Word
    I have had not one word from her

    Frankly I wish I were dead.
    When she left, she wept ...
  • To A Bride
    Bride, around whom the rosy leaves are flying,
    Sweet image of the Cyprian undying,
    The bed awaits thee; go, and with him lying,
    Give to the groom thy sweetness, softly sighing. ...
  • An Epithalamium
    Fragments 91, 92, 99, 106, 104, 103, 100, 105, 101, 102, 96, 109, 93, 94, 97, 95, and 133 combined.

    Raise high the beams of the raftered hall,
    (Sing the Hymen-refrain!) ...
  • Thy Form Is Lovely
    Thy form is lovely and thine eyes are honeyed,
    O'er thy face the pale
    Clear light of love lies like a veil.
    Bidding thee rise, ...
  • 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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Top 10 most used topics by Sappho

I Love You 33 Love 33 Heart 16 Sweet 15 Aphrodite 12 Earth 12 Light 11 Mother 11 Child 11 Golden 11


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Comments about Sappho

  • Borabyui: sensing sappho in the imagery back there mhm
  • Leowbot: someone, i tell you, will remember us, even in another time -sappho
  • Brianjamesesq: my wish is that ordinary folks on the right and left come together and realize that we’re both being screwed over by powerful people that don’t care about any of us.
  • Coyotelovelyyt: if you want my take, sappho should remove herself from social media. she is a danger to others. that, however, is unlikely due to the fact she places her own ego above the welfare of others around her. so, my advice to any readers, avoid her like a leper, for your own safety.
  • Excl4mation: i simply want to be dead. weeping she left me with many tears and said this: oh how badly things have turned out for us. sappho, i swear, against my will i leave you.
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