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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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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  • Diluciuvrr: do you like sappho ( from. oh, you know ) — im so late im so sorryyyyy :( also wasn’t sappho a poet?
  • Queeringpsych: again, being fully vaccinated doesnt make you immune to covid it *reduces* the chances of *hospitalization & death* you can still get milder cases & still get long haul symptoms and having repeated asymptomatic cases could affect your body long term. there’s lots of unknowns
  • Cowboycrimez: when u see someone making a post about how good enemies to lovers can be and it’s like ok well yes but you ship a woman with a man who killed all her friends and family and i just like it when the gay people get playfully mean to each other we are not the same
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox Poem
Upon The Sand
 by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

All love that has not friendship for its base,
Is like a mansion built upon the sand.
Though brave its walls as any in the land,
And its tall turrets lift their heads in grace;
Though skillful and accomplished artists trace
Most beautiful designs on every hand,
And gleaming statues in dim niches stand,
And mountains play in some flow'r-hidden place:
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