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Sappho XII

December 16, 2014
Sappho XII

In a dream I spoke with the Cyprus-born, And said to her, “Mother of beauty, mother of joy, Why hast thou given to men “This thing called love, like the ache of a wound In beauty’s side, To burn and throb and be quelled for an hour And never wholly depart?” And the daughter of […]

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Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics

June 6, 2014
Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics

We all know that time makes us grow old, heals some of our wounds and helps us become wiser. Unfortunately, we are not the only ones who suffer because of time; Ancient texts do, as well. Most of the Ancient texts — whether plays or poetry — were erased, burnt or lost because of wars, […]

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