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Sappho    Poet's Biography
842 poems available by this author


( ON A LADY INDIFFERENT TO POETRY)       
First Line: You though! Die and you'll lie dumb in the dirt; nobody care, and none
Last Line: Not worth anyone's glance, lost in the vague colorless drifting dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


(HER) SHIRT       
Last Line: Carpet %p
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


A COOL RETREAT    Poem Text    
First Line: Boughs with apples laden around me whisper;
Last Line: Stealeth upon me.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


A GIRL    Poem Text    
First Line: I have a child; so fair
Last Line: Nor lands men long to see.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Girls; Love; Mythology - Classical


ABLUTION       
First Line: Thus drowsy atthis, laughing at my door
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ABOUT THE COOL WATER       


ABOVE       
Last Line: Endurance %man %all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ADONIS AND APHRODITE       
First Line: From the wound death spreads into the delicate limbs
Last Line: And cry, and tear the fine threads underneath
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AEOLIAN ODE       
First Line: In ancient crete around love's altar where the delicate
Last Line: Of soft footsteps kept time in the choral dance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AGALLIDE       
First Line: Equal to a god he seems who
Last Line: It is this we must bear, %for so ...
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AGE AND LIGHT       
First Line: Here is success for your tongue, my children
Last Line: Are for me the same as desire for the sun
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AGE WITHERS NOW MY FLESH       
Last Line: To a passion for sunlight
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AIL A LIVELY SUMMER       
Last Line: Said in %aphrodita
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AIR       
Last Line: Ivory %cl(asp
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALKAIOS       
Last Line: Speak out whatever is fitting and right
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL       
Last Line: And the other
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL COLORS TANGLED TOGETHER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL NIGHT LONG THE GIRLS       
Last Line: Than the trilling nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL THAT'S (LOVED       
Last Line: And to men ( %larger
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL TOO OFTEN       
Last Line: For them
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL YELLOW GOLD AND LIKE A DAUGHTER       
Last Line: Would I leave her
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALONE       
First Line: The moon and pleiades
Last Line: I lie in bed, alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALONE       
First Line: The moon, the pleiads disappear
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALONE       
First Line: The moon and the pleiades %are set. It is midnight
Last Line: I lie in bed alone


ALREADY OLD AGE IS WRINKLING MY       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Old Age; Women


AN ABSENT FRIEND    Poem Text    
First Line: A glorious goddess in her eyes / were you, her comrade, and your songs
Last Line: And in her heart sick longing grows.
Subject(s): Absence; Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Separation; Isolation


AN HYMN TO VENUS    Poem Text    
First Line: O venus, beauty of the skies
Last Line: And give me all my heart desires.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Venus (goddess)


ANAKTORIA       
First Line: Handsome horses o shiver and admire
Last Line: Than the long battle line of lydia's charioteers, %round shields and helmets
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND APHRODITE SAID       
Last Line: Sappho, you and my attendant eros'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND I GO       
Last Line: Harmony %the dance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND I YEARN       
Last Line: And I hunt
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND LET HER FIND YOU, KYPRIAN, BITTERER STILL       
Last Line: A second time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND NIGHT'S BLACK SLEEP UPON THE EYES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND NOW I SHALL SING       
Last Line: To delight my friends
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND ONE FOR HIS MISTRESS       
First Line: Aphrodite, cyprian, let her find you
Last Line: He is dying, cytherea, adonis the delicate. What shall we do? %'beat your breasts, girls, and tear y
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND SINCE YOU ARE MY FRIEND       
Last Line: For I can't bear to keep house together %being the elder
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND THEN       
Last Line: Than the svelte gyrinno
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND THERE, WHEN THEY HAD STIRRED       
Last Line: Come to our new kinsman
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND THIS       
Last Line: And the responsibility ( %nor many
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND YOU, DIKA, BIND LOVELY GARLANDS       
Last Line: Aside from those who go ungarlanded
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND YOU, MY DIKA, CROWN YOUR LOVELY LOCKS WITH GARLANDS       
Last Line: With flowers, and turn away from the ungarlanded
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND YOUR BOY'S BEAUTY       
Last Line: Have the balance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ANDROMACHE'S WEDDING    Poem Text    
First Line: Hector and his men bring the girl, her eyes gleaming
Last Line: Singing for hector and for andromache divine.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Marriage; Mythology - Classical; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


ANOINTING       
Last Line: Bedroom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ANOTHER       
First Line: When you lie dead there will be no memory of you
Last Line: I think that someone will remember us in another time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ANOTHER TO THE SAME       
First Line: When you lie dead there will be no memory of you
Last Line: Of hades, too, you'll wander, flittering after faded corpses
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITA       
Last Line: Seafoam
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITA DRESSED IN AN EMBROIDERY OF FLOWERS       
Last Line: Throughout the seige
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITE OF THE FLOWERS AT KNOSSOS COMING DOWN FROM HEAVEN'S MOUNTAIN       
First Line: Leave crete and come to this holy temple
Last Line: And mingle our celebration wit sud- %den joy
Variant Title(s): To Aphrodite Of The Flowers, At Knosso
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Nature


APPLE       
First Line: The fruit-gatherers
Last Line: Too high to pick
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ARBOR       
First Line: He seems to be a god, that man
Last Line: From the narrow between
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ARKHEANASSA AND GORGO       
Last Line: Shall be known as
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AROUND       
Last Line: Clouds
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS A HYACINTH IN THE MOUNTAINS THAT MEN SHEPHERDING       
Last Line: Tread underfoot, and to the ground its flower, all purple
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS A POET OF LESBOS SURPASSES FOREIGNERS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS A SWEET APPLE REDDENS       
Last Line: They couldn't reach it
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS GOOD NATURED AS A LITTLE GIRL       
Last Line: I don't snap and pout and rage
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS IT HAPPENS       
Last Line: But you know well
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS ONCE IN CRETE       
Last Line: In that antique time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS THE STARS SURROUNDING THE LOVELY MOON WILL       
Last Line: Over the whole earth
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ASLEEP AGAINST THE BREASTS OF A FRIEND       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AT NOONTIME       
First Line: When the earth is
Last Line: The cricket sets %up a high-pitched %singing in his wings
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Night


AT THE TEMPLE       
Last Line: Who comes in flowers. The uncrowned they turn away
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AWED BY HER SPLENDOR       
Last Line: When she %is roundest and lights %earth with her silver
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Night


BARBITOS, BAROMOS, BARMOS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BE KIND TO ME    Poem Text    
First Line: Gongyla, I ask only
Last Line: Come soon
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Gays & Lesbians; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEAUTIFUL       
Last Line: For day is nigh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEAUTY (1)    Poem Text    
First Line: Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough
Last Line: Forgot it not, nay, but got it not, for none could get it till now.
Variant Title(s): One Girl (a Combination From Sappho): 1;a Young Bride (1)
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Beauty; Brides; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEAUTY (2)    Poem Text    
First Line: Like the wild hyacinth flower, which on the hills is found
Last Line: Until the purple blossom is trodden into the ground.
Variant Title(s): A Young Bride (2);one Girl (a Combination From Sappho): 2
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Beauty; Brides; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEAUTY IS BEAUTY ONLY WHILE YOU GAZE ON IT       
Last Line: But one who's good will soon be beautiful as well
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEAUTY IS FOR THE EYES AND FADES IN A WHILE       
Last Line: But goodness is a beauty that lasts forever
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BECAME       
Last Line: For no
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEFORE MY LYING HEART COULD SPEAK FOR LIFE       
Last Line: No sacred grove
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEFOREHAND       
Last Line: Kran(n)iades %girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BELOVED       
First Line: Him I hold as happy as god in heaven
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BLACK DREAMS OF SUCH VIRULENCE       
Last Line: And I %this
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BLAST OF LOVE       
First Line: Like a mountain whirlwind
Last Line: Punishing the oak trees, %love shattered my heart
Variant Title(s): Like A Mountain Whirlwin
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BLEST AS THE IMMORTAL GODS IS HE       


BRIDE WITH BEAUTIFUL FEET       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIDEGROOM       
First Line: What can %sappho
Last Line: Stiffly %pliant?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIDEGROOM, EXULT! JUST AS YOU PRAYED       
Last Line: Aphrodita has honored you above all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIDEGROOM, FOR YOUR TIRESOME BACHELOR FRIENDS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIDEGROOM, YOU ARE BLESSED       
Last Line: Aphrodite honors you exceedingly
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIGHT-THRONED, UNDYING APHRODITE       
Last Line: Spirit would have let it have, yourself %my fellow-soldier


BRIGHTNESS AND       
Last Line: Desperation, %land
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BUT ATTIS, TO YOU THE THOUGHT OF ME GROWS       
Last Line: Hateful, and you fly off to andromeda
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BUT I'M NOT ONE OF THOSE WITH A RESENTFUL       
Last Line: Temperament: I have a quiet heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BUT INTRICATE SANDALS       
Last Line: Covered up her feet, a delightful piece of %lydian work
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BUT STAND BEFORE ME, IF YOU ARE MY FRIEND       
Last Line: And spread the grace that's in your eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CALLED YOU       
Last Line: Eros has given me, beauty and the light of the sun
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CAME HUSBAND       
Last Line: )ing bri(ght
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CERTAINLY NOW THEY'VE HAD QUITE ENOUGH       
Last Line: Of gorgo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CHILDREN'S SONG       
First Line: Childhood, childhood where have you gone?
Last Line: Never come back. %never
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CHILL DAMPENS THEIR TEMPER       
Last Line: Their wings limp
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CHTHO(NIC       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CLEAR KEEN SONG       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CLOSE BESIDE ME NOW AS I PRAY APPEARING       
Last Line: As in the old days
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME DOWN FROM THE SKY       
Last Line: Share, in goblets laced with gold, %this potion that blends these ritual %delights
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME NOW, MY HOLY LYRE       
Last Line: Find your voice and speak to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME OUT OF CRETE       
Last Line: Our dancing and mortal wine
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME TO ME FROM CRETE, DOWN FROM HEAVEN       
Last Line: Pour it like fine wine
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME TO ME NOW, YOU DELICATE GRACES AND YOU FAIRTRESSED MUSES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME TO ME ONCE MORE, O YOUR MUSES, LEAVING GOLDEN       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME, HOLY TORTOISE SHELL       
Last Line: My lyre, and become a poem
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COMPANY OF HORSEMEN OR OF INFANTRY       
Last Line: Round shields and helmets
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CORONET OF CELERY       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CRETAN WOMEN ONCE DANCED THIS WAY       
Last Line: Treading the tender flowers of grass
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CRYING ASIA! THAT FAMOUS PLACE       
Last Line: And things made of ivory
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CURLS ( ) PLACING THE LYRE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DANCERS       
First Line: The moon appeared in all her fullness
Last Line: Crushing the soft flowering grass
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DANGER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DAUGHTER OF KINGS       
Last Line: Hail!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DAWN       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DAWN WITH SMALL GOLDEN FEET       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DEATHLESS APHRODITE OF DAZZLING THRONE       
Last Line: Desires, accomplish for me, and do you yourself do battle with me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DEDUKE MEN A SELANNA       
First Line: The moon has set now, and
Last Line: And I lie here alone


DELICATE ADONIS DIES       
Last Line: And rend your robes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DELICATE GIRL, IN THE OLD DAYS       
Last Line: I strayed from you, and now again
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DESIRE       
First Line: You came to me, when I lay aching
Last Line: Under the tender place what yearns
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DESIRE HAS SHAKEN MY MIND       
Last Line: Roars through trees
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DO I REALLY STILL LONG FOR VIRGINITY?       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DON'T STIR       
Last Line: The trash
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DON'T YOU REMEMBER       
Last Line: We, too, did such things in our youth
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DONE       
Last Line: The wandering
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DOUN GAES THE MUIN HERSEL, AN AA       
Last Line: Nicht is nearin her mirkest hour %and yet mylane I lie
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Scottish Translations


DOWN FROM THE BLUE SKY       
Last Line: His shirt of phoenician red
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DOWNWARD MY TEARS       
Last Line: And a high wind blow him away
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DREAM       
First Line: O dream on your black wings
Last Line: Now may I have %all these things
Variant Title(s): O Dream From The Blacknes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DRESS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DUSK AND WESTERN STAR       
Last Line: Hesperos, most beautiful %of stars
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EARTH WITH HER MANY GARLANDS       
Last Line: Is embroidered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EKTOR       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ENDLESS NIGHT       
First Line: The moon has set
Last Line: Midnight. Time passes. %I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EPIPHANY ABOUT GONGYLA, HERMES, AND HADES       
First Line: Gongyla, is there no sign of you? No epiphany
Last Line: With lotus, the dewy banks %of the river of hades
Variant Title(s): An Epiphany About Gongyla, Hermes And Hade
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EPITHALAMIUM, SELS.       
First Line: Happy bridegroom, hesper brings
Last Line: Happy bridegroom, seek your bride
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Wedding Song


EROS       
First Line: Eros, shaking under my rib cage
Last Line: My sweet, my bitter, unimaginable beast
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS       
First Line: Now in my %heart I %see clearly
Last Line: Etched %by love
Variant Title(s): Now In My / Heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS ARRIVED FROM HEAVEN WRAPPED IN A PURPLE MANTLE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS SEIZES AND SHAKES MY VERY SOUL       
Last Line: Shaking ancient oaks
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS SHOOK ME       
Last Line: Like wind exploding on mountain oak
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS THE LIMB-LOOSENER SHAKES ME AGAIN       
Last Line: That sweet, bitter, impossible creature
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS WEAVER OF MYTHS       
Last Line: Eros bringer of pain
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS, CHILD OF GEA AND OURANOS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS, WEAVER OF TALES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ETERNAL APHRODITE       
Last Line: And be yourself my ally in the chase
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENING    Poem Text    
First Line: Thou, hesper, bringest homeward all
Last Line: The children to their mother's side.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Evening; Love; Mythology - Classical; Sunset; Twilight


EVENING STAR       
First Line: Hesper, thou bringest home all that radiant dawn has scattered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENING STAR       
First Line: Evening star, you are the one
Last Line: And gather the wild. %back to the mother you bring her child
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENING STAR       
First Line: Hesperos, you bring home all the bright dawn scattered
Last Line: Bring home the goat, bring the child home to her mother
Variant Title(s): Hesperos, You Bring Home All The Bright Dawn Disperse
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENING, YOU BRING BACK ALL THAT THE DAWN SACTTERS ABROAD       
Last Line: You bring back the goat, your bring to its mother the child
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENSONG       
First Line: All things thou bringest, hesper, that the bright dawn did part
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FALLING DOWNWARD       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FAR MORE MELODIOUS THAN THE HARP       
Last Line: More golden than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FAR MORE MELODIOUS THAN THE LYRE       
Last Line: More golden than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FAREWELL, O BRIDE, FAREWELL O HONORED GROOM, FAREWELL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FEET OF THE DOORKEEPER       
Last Line: Ten shoemakers worked to stitch them
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FESTIVAL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FIRST NEWS OF SPRINGTIME       
Last Line: The lovesong of the nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FLOWERS FOR THE GRACES    Poem Text    
First Line: Weave garlands, maiden, from the strands
Last Line: But turn aside from the ungarlanded.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Flowers; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOOL, DON'T TRY TO BEND A STUBBORN HEART       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR APHRODITA, THIS PURPLE HANDKERCHIEF       
Last Line: An honored gift from phokaia
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR EVEN THEN, WHEN YOU WERE A LITTLE GIRL       
Last Line: The road to high olympos %( ) men
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR ME       
Last Line: Nor the bee
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR MY MOTHER SAID       
Last Line: Of the children of kleanax %horribly wasted
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR THE SAKE OF THE OLD       
Last Line: Voice ( ) %before
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR THEY SAY THAT LEDA ONCE FOUND A HYACINTH       
Last Line: Colored egg, all covered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR WHEN I SEE YOU OPPOSITE ME       
Last Line: And to liken you to tawny-haired helen is not unseemly at all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR YOU WERE ONCE A CHILD       
Last Line: There is no road
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR YOU, O BRIDEGROOM, THERE WAS NEVER ANOTHER GIRL LIKE THIS ONE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FORD AT THE RIVER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOREVER DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Death shall be death forever unto thee
Last Line: Among the shadowy, averted dead.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


FORGOTTEN    Poem Text    
First Line: Dead shalt thou lie; and nought
Last Line: No friendly shade thy shade shall company!
Variant Title(s): Sapphic Fragment
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Death; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Dead, The


FORSAKEN       
First Line: Moon's set, and pleiads
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FORTUNATE BRIDEGROOM, NOW THE MARRIAGE THAT YOU PRAYED FOR       
Last Line: Aphrodite has honored you beyond all others
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAE THE AIOLIC O PSAPPHO       
First Line: Caller rain frae abune
Last Line: And sleep faas drappan doun
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Scottish Translations


FRAGMENT 105(A)       
First Line: You: an achilles' apple
Last Line: Poised beyond their reach
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT 105(C)       
First Line: O my mountain hyacinth
Last Line: A scarlet stain upon the earth
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 1       
First Line: Deathless aphrodite of the spangled mind
Last Line: To accomplish, accomplish. You %be my ally


FRAGMENT: 100       
First Line: And wrapped her well
Last Line: With delicate linen
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 100       
First Line: And with delicate woven cloths covered her up well


FRAGMENT: 101       
First Line: Crimson scented scarves
Last Line: Expensive gifts
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 101       
First Line: Handcloths %purple
Last Line: Valuable gifts


FRAGMENT: 102       
First Line: Mother, I cannot strike my loom. I'm undone
Last Line: By my love for a boy by delicate aphrodite
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 102       
First Line: Sweet mother I cannot work the loom
Last Line: I am broken with longing for a boy by slender aphrodite


FRAGMENT: 103       
First Line: Yes tell %the bride with beautiful feet
Last Line: Dawn with gold sandals


FRAGMENT: 103AA       
First Line: Small %many
Last Line: Their %gorgo


FRAGMENT: 103AB       
First Line: To kypris


FRAGMENT: 103B       
First Line: Of the chamber
Last Line: Now %for me


FRAGMENT: 103CA       
First Line: To carry %archeanassa
Last Line: They heard %maidens


FRAGMENT: 104A       
First Line: Evening %you gather back
Last Line: Of all stars the most beautiful


FRAGMENT: 105A       
First Line: As the sweetapple reddens on a high branch
Last Line: No, not forgot: were unable to reach


FRAGMENT: 105B       
First Line: Like the hyacinth in the mountains that shepherd men
Last Line: With their feet trample down and on the ground the purple %flower


FRAGMENT: 106       
First Line: Superior, as the lesbian bard to foreigners
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 106       
First Line: Outstanding as the lesbian singer compared to those
Last Line: Elsewhere


FRAGMENT: 107       
First Line: Do I long still for my maidenhood?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 107       
First Line: Do I still yearn for my virginity?


FRAGMENT: 108       
First Line: O beautiful o graceful one


FRAGMENT: 109       
First Line: We shall give, says father


FRAGMENT: 110       
First Line: The doorkeeper's feet are seven armlengths long
Last Line: Ten shoemakers worked on them


FRAGMENT: 111       
First Line: Up with the roof!
Last Line: Much bigger than a big man! %hymenaios!


FRAGMENT: 112       
First Line: Blest bridegroom, your marriage just as you prayed
Last Line: Aphrodite has honored you exceedingly


FRAGMENT: 113       
First Line: For there never was another girl
Last Line: O bridegroom, like this one
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 113       
First Line: For no %other girl
Last Line: Such as this one now


FRAGMENT: 114       
First Line: Virginity %virginity
Last Line: No longer will I come


FRAGMENT: 115       
First Line: To what %o beloved bridegroom
Last Line: Do I compare you


FRAGMENT: 116       
First Line: Farewell %bride
Last Line: Much-honored bridegroom


FRAGMENT: 117       
First Line: Good-bye to the bride! Good-bye to the groom!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 117       
First Line: May you fare well
Last Line: O the song of adonis


FRAGMENT: 118       
First Line: But come
Last Line: Take voice
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 118       
First Line: Yes! Radiant lyre speak to me
Last Line: Become a voice


FRAGMENT: 119       
First Line: Cloth dripping


FRAGMENT: 12       
First Line: Thought
Last Line: Barefoot


FRAGMENT: 120       
First Line: For I am not spiteful
Last Line: Of an innocent child
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 120       
First Line: But I am not someone who likes to wound
Last Line: Rather I have a quiet mind


FRAGMENT: 121       
First Line: But if you love us
Last Line: To live with you when I am the older one


FRAGMENT: 122       
First Line: A delicate girl
Last Line: Plucking buds
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 122       
First Line: Gathering flowers so very delicate a girl


FRAGMENT: 123       
First Line: In golden sandals dawn
Last Line: Had just come to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 123       
First Line: Just now goldsandaled dawn


FRAGMENT: 124       
First Line: You yourself, kalliope
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 124       
First Line: And you yourself kalliope


FRAGMENT: 125       
First Line: I myself wove garlands once
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 125       
First Line: I used to weave crowns


FRAGMENT: 126       
First Line: May you sleep on the breast of your delicate friend


FRAGMENT: 127       
First Line: Her (ones again) %muses
Last Line: Leaving the gold


FRAGMENT: 128       
First Line: Now come, o delicate graces
Last Line: And muses of lovely hair
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 128       
First Line: Here now %tender graces
Last Line: And muses with beautiful hair


FRAGMENT: 129A       
First Line: But me you have forgotten
Last Line: Or you love some man more than me


FRAGMENT: 130       
First Line: Love that looses my limbs shakes me again
Last Line: The bittersweet, irresistible, creeping thing
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 130       
First Line: Eros the melter of limbs (now again) stirs me
Last Line: Sweetbitter unmanageable creature who steals in


FRAGMENT: 131       
First Line: Atthis, you've come to hate the thought of me
Last Line: You go fluttering after andromeda now
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 131       
First Line: Atthis, to you it has become hateful
Last Line: To think of me and you fly to andromeda


FRAGMENT: 132       
First Line: I have a beautiful child who is like golden flowers
Last Line: All lydia or lovely


FRAGMENT: 133       
First Line: Andromeda makes a fair exchange
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 133       
First Line: Andromedia has a fine exchange
Last Line: Aphrodite giver of blessings


FRAGMENT: 134       
First Line: I spoke with you
Last Line: O kypros-born
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 134       
First Line: I conversed with you in a dream
Last Line: Kyprogeneia


FRAGMENT: 135       
First Line: Why, o irana
Last Line: The swallow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 135       
First Line: Why does pandion's daughter
Last Line: The swallow


FRAGMENT: 136       
First Line: Messenger of spring
Last Line: The nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 136       
First Line: Messenger of spring
Last Line: Nightingale with a voice of longing


FRAGMENT: 137       
First Line: I want to say something but shame
Last Line: But rather you would speak about what is just


FRAGMENT: 138       
First Line: Stand to face me beloved
Last Line: And open out the grace of your eyes


FRAGMENT: 140       
First Line: Delicate adonis is dying
Last Line: And tear your garments


FRAGMENT: 141       
First Line: But there a bowl of ambrosia
Last Line: Good thing for the bridegroom


FRAGMENT: 142       
First Line: Leto and niobe were best of friends
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 142       
First Line: Leto and niobe were beloved friends


FRAGMENT: 143       
First Line: Golden pulse bloomed upon the shore
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 143       
First Line: And gold chickpeas were growing on the banks


FRAGMENT: 144       
First Line: With more
Last Line: Of gorgo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 144       
First Line: To those who have quite had their fill
Last Line: Of gorgo


FRAGMENT: 145       
First Line: Don't move the pebble piles
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 145       
First Line: Do not move stones


FRAGMENT: 146       
First Line: For me neither honey nor bee
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 146       
First Line: Neither for me honey nor the honey bee


FRAGMENT: 147       
First Line: Someone, I say
Last Line: Will remember us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 147       
First Line: Someone will remember us
Last Line: Even in another time


FRAGMENT: 148       
First Line: Wealth without virtue is no harmless neighbor
Last Line: But a mixture of both attains the height of happiness


FRAGMENT: 149       
First Line: When all night long
Last Line: It pulls them down


FRAGMENT: 150       
First Line: For it is not right in a house of the muses
Last Line: This would not become us


FRAGMENT: 151       
First Line: The black sleep of the night
Last Line: Cloaks my eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 151       
First Line: And on the eyes
Last Line: Black sheep of night


FRAGMENT: 152       
First Line: Mingled with colors of every kind
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 152       
First Line: Mingled with all kids of colors


FRAGMENT: 153       
First Line: Girl sweetvoiced


FRAGMENT: 154       
First Line: Full appeared the moon
Last Line: And when they round the altar took their places


FRAGMENT: 155       
First Line: A very long farewell to the child of polyanaktides


FRAGMENT: 156       
First Line: Far more sweetsounding than a lyre
Last Line: Golder than gold


FRAGMENT: 157       
First Line: Lady dawn


FRAGMENT: 158       
First Line: Beware the vainly barking tongue
Last Line: When rage spreads in the chest
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 158       
First Line: With anger spreading in the chest
Last Line: To guard against a vainly barking tongue


FRAGMENT: 159       
First Line: You and my servant love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 159       
First Line: Both you and my servant eros


FRAGMENT: 15A AND 15B       
First Line: Blessed %to loose all the wrongs he did before
Last Line: How he came a second time %to love's desire


FRAGMENT: 16       
First Line: Some men say an army of horse and some men say an army on foot
Last Line: Out of the unexpected


FRAGMENT: 160       
First Line: These things now for my companions
Last Line: I shall sing beautifully


FRAGMENT: 161       
First Line: Guard her, bridgegrooms
Last Line: Kings of citadels
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 161       
First Line: Guard her
Last Line: Kings of cities


FRAGMENT: 162       
First Line: With what eyes?


FRAGMENT: 163       
First Line: My darling one


FRAGMENT: 164       
First Line: She summons her son


FRAGMENT: 165       
First Line: That man seems to himself


FRAGMENT: 166       
First Line: They say that leda once
Last Line: An egg of hyacinthine %blue
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 166       
First Line: They say leda once found a hyacinth-colored
Last Line: Egg hidden


FRAGMENT: 167       
First Line: Whiter far than an egg
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 167       
First Line: Whiter by far than an egg


FRAGMENT: 168       
First Line: For adonis, woe
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 168       
First Line: O for adonis


FRAGMENT: 168A       
First Line: Who love children more than gello


FRAGMENT: 168B       
First Line: Moon has set
Last Line: Alone I lie


FRAGMENT: 168C       
First Line: Brindled the earth
Last Line: Of many wreaths
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 168C       
First Line: Spangled is
Last Line: The earth with her crowns


FRAGMENT: 17       
First Line: Close to me now as I pray
Last Line: To be %to arrive


FRAGMENT: 18       
First Line: Pan %to tell
Last Line: And for a man %greater


FRAGMENT: 19       
First Line: Waiting %in sacrifice
Last Line: And toward %says this


FRAGMENT: 192       
First Line: Goblets, gold-bossed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 2       
First Line: Here to me from krete to this holy temple
Last Line: Nectar mingled with festivities: %pour


FRAGMENT: 20       
First Line: Gladness and %with good luck
Last Line: Works %dry land


FRAGMENT: 21       
First Line: Pity %trembling
Last Line: Mostly %goes astray


FRAGMENT: 22       
First Line: Work %face
Last Line: This word: %I want


FRAGMENT: 23       
First Line: Of desire %for when I look at you
Last Line: To last all night long


FRAGMENT: 24A       
First Line: You will remember %for we in our youth
Last Line: The opposite %daring


FRAGMENT: 24D       
First Line: In a thin voice


FRAGMENT: 25       
First Line: Quit
Last Line: Luxurious woman


FRAGMENT: 26       
First Line: Frequently %for those
Last Line: In myself I am %aware of this


FRAGMENT: 27       
First Line: Yes you a child once
Last Line: Road to great olympos %for men


FRAGMENT: 29       
First Line: Gorgo's necklace and robes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 29A       
First Line: Deep sound


FRAGMENT: 29B       
First Line: Lady


FRAGMENT: 29C       
First Line: Robes %necklaces
Last Line: For gorgo


FRAGMENT: 29H       
First Line: For gyrinno


FRAGMENT: 3       
First Line: To give %yet of the glorious
Last Line: Minds %blessed ones


FRAGMENT: 30       
First Line: Night %girls
Last Line: No more than the bird with piercing voice %shall we sleep


FRAGMENT: 31       
First Line: He seems to me equal to gods that man
Last Line: But all is to be dared, because even a person of poverty


FRAGMENT: 32       
First Line: Who brought me honor
Last Line: With the gift of their works
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 32       
First Line: Who honored me
Last Line: By giving their works


FRAGMENT: 33       
First Line: O aphrodite of the golden wreath
Last Line: I wish that such luck were mine!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 33       
First Line: If only I, o goldcrowned aphrodite
Last Line: Could win this lot


FRAGMENT: 34       
First Line: Stars around the beautiful moon
Last Line: On the earth %silvery


FRAGMENT: 35       
First Line: Either panormos or kypros or paphps
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 35       
First Line: You either kypros or paphos or panormos


FRAGMENT: 36       
First Line: I long and seek after


FRAGMENT: 37       
First Line: In my dripping (pain) %the blamer may winds and terrors
Last Line: Carry him off


FRAGMENT: 38       
First Line: You burn me


FRAGMENT: 39       
First Line: An embroidered shoe
Last Line: Covered her foot
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 39       
First Line: The feet %by spangled straps covered
Last Line: Beautiful lydian work


FRAGMENT: 4       
First Line: Heart %absolutely
Last Line: Having been stained


FRAGMENT: 40       
First Line: I sacrifice to you
Last Line: Of a white goat
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 40       
First Line: But I to you of a white goat
Last Line: And I will pour wine over


FRAGMENT: 41       
First Line: Toward you beautiful girls
Last Line: My thought is unalterable
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 41       
First Line: For you beautiful ones my thought
Last Line: Is not changeable


FRAGMENT: 42       
First Line: The heart of the doves grows chill
Last Line: And they slacken their wings
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 42       
First Line: Their heart grew cold
Last Line: They let their wings down


FRAGMENT: 43       
First Line: Beautiful he %stirs up still things
Last Line: But come o beloveds %for day is near


FRAGMENT: 44       
First Line: A herald came, idaios, the swift messenger
Last Line: In their happiness exactly like the heavenly gods
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 44       
First Line: Kypros %herald came
Last Line: And they were singing a hymn for hektor and andromache %like gods


FRAGMENT: 44AA       
First Line: For goldhaired phoibos whom koo's daughter bore
Last Line: For mortals: there is a share


FRAGMENT: 45       
First Line: As long as you want


FRAGMENT: 46       
First Line: Upon luxurious cushions
Last Line: I'll lay my limbs down
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 46       
First Line: And I on a soft pillow
Last Line: Will lay down my limbs


FRAGMENT: 47       
First Line: Love shook
Last Line: Batters the oak
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 47       
First Line: Eros shook my
Last Line: Mind like a mountain wind falling on oak trees


FRAGMENT: 48       
First Line: You came, and I was mad for you
Last Line: But you chilled my heart aflame with desire
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 48       
First Line: You came and I was crazy for you
Last Line: And you cooled my mind that burned with longing


FRAGMENT: 49       
First Line: I loved you, atthis, once ago
Last Line: A little child you seemed to me and graceless


FRAGMENT: 5       
First Line: O kypris and nereids, undamaged I pray you
Last Line: Setting aside evil


FRAGMENT: 50       
First Line: For the man who is beautiful is beautiful to see
Last Line: But the good man will at once also beautiful be


FRAGMENT: 51       
First Line: I know not what to do
Last Line: I'm of two minds
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 51       
First Line: I don't know what to do
Last Line: Two states of mind in me


FRAGMENT: 52       
First Line: I couldn't hope
Last Line: With my two hands
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 52       
First Line: I would not think to touch the sky with two arms


FRAGMENT: 53       
First Line: Rosy-armed graces
Last Line: Come here to us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 53       
First Line: Pure graces with arms like roses
Last Line: Come here daughters of zeus


FRAGMENT: 54       
First Line: Love came from heaven
Last Line: Clad in crimson cloak
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 54       
First Line: Having come from heaven wrapped in a purple cloak


FRAGMENT: 55       
First Line: Dead you will lies and never memory of you
Last Line: You will go your way among dim shapes. Having been breathed out


FRAGMENT: 56       
First Line: Not one girl I think
Last Line: Have wisdom %like this


FRAGMENT: 57       
First Line: What country girl seduces your wits
Last Line: Not knowing how to pull the cloth to her ankles?


FRAGMENT: 58       
First Line: Running away %bitten
Last Line: The brilliance and beauty of the sun - desire has allotted


FRAGMENT: 59       
First Line: Loves
Last Line: New


FRAGMENT: 6       
First Line: So %go
Last Line: Of gold arms %doom


FRAGMENT: 60       
First Line: Having encountered %wants
Last Line: But yes you know well


FRAGMENT: 61       
First Line: They became
Last Line: For not


FRAGMENT: 62       
First Line: You cowered %laurel tree
Last Line: You got there first: beautiful %and the clothes


FRAGMENT: 63       
First Line: Dream of black %you come roaming and when sleep
Last Line: But may it happen to me %all


FRAGMENT: 64A AND B       
First Line: Goat %for comrades
Last Line: Ugly %muse


FRAGMENT: 65       
First Line: To sappho, you %in kypros queen
Last Line: And you in acheron's


FRAGMENT: 67A       
First Line: And this %ruinous god
Last Line: Around %desire


FRAGMENT: 68A       
First Line: For me away from
Last Line: Playing % for me harsh


FRAGMENT: 69       
First Line: Sinful


FRAGMENT: 7       
First Line: Doricha's %gives orders, for not
Last Line: Like young men %beloved


FRAGMENT: 70       
First Line: I will go %for
Last Line: Clearsounding %to all


FRAGMENT: 71       
First Line: You mika %but I will not allow you
Last Line: Piercing breezes %wet with dew


FRAGMENT: 73A       
First Line: Aphrodite %sweetworded desires
Last Line: Sits %dews


FRAGMENT: 74A       
First Line: Goatherd
Last Line: Roses


FRAGMENT: 74B       
First Line: Longing


FRAGMENT: 74C       
First Line: Sweat


FRAGMENT: 76       
First Line: Might accomplish
Last Line: To hold said


FRAGMENT: 78       
First Line: Nor %desire
Last Line: Desire %took delight


FRAGMENT: 8       
First Line: Atthis for you


FRAGMENT: 80       
First Line: All %but different
Last Line: Hair


FRAGMENT: 81       
First Line: Despise %quick as possible
Last Line: And turn away from those without a crown


FRAGMENT: 82A       
First Line: Mnasidika more finely shaped than soft gyrinno
Last Line: More finely shaped


FRAGMENT: 83       
First Line: Right here
Last Line: For


FRAGMENT: 84       
First Line: Reproach
Last Line: Artemis


FRAGMENT: 85A       
First Line: Prosperous
Last Line: To listen


FRAGMENT: 85B       
First Line: Like an old man


FRAGMENT: 86       
First Line: Quiet %with an aegis
Last Line: Toward %my harsh


FRAGMENT: 87A       
First Line: Rumor %hair
Last Line: At the same time %man


FRAGMENT: 87B       
First Line: Anxiety
Last Line: Ground


FRAGMENT: 87C       
First Line: Daring


FRAGMENT: 87D       
First Line: Youth


FRAGMENT: 87E       
First Line: Queen


FRAGMENT: 87F       
First Line: To you
Last Line: Horse


FRAGMENT: 88A       
First Line: In front %toward
Last Line: For %of weapons


FRAGMENT: 88B       
First Line: Me
Last Line: Shall love


FRAGMENT: 9       
First Line: Invites %all not
Last Line: For hera %as long as


FRAGMENT: 91       
First Line: Irana, I've never come upon
Last Line: Anyone more distainful than you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 91       
First Line: Never more damaging o eirana have I encountered you


FRAGMENT: 92       
First Line: Robe %and %colored with saffron
Last Line: Purple %rugs


FRAGMENT: 93       
First Line: I have
Last Line: Of girls


FRAGMENT: 94       
First Line: I simply want to be dead
Last Line: No grove no dance %no sound


FRAGMENT: 95       
First Line: Not %gongyla %surely a sign
Last Line: And to look upon the dewy lotus banks %of acheron


FRAGMENT: 96       
First Line: Sardis %often turning her thoughts here
Last Line: Into desire I shall come


FRAGMENT: 98A       
First Line: For my mother
Last Line: Spangled from sardis %cities


FRAGMENT: 98B       
First Line: But for you kleis I have no
Last Line: Memories terribly leaked away


FRAGMENT:31       
First Line: Glowing like some god %that man sits so close to you
Last Line: I find myself just short %of dying


FRAGMENTS: 169-192       
First Line: I would lead
Last Line: Gold anklebone cups


FRIEND, YOU ARE GONE, BUT REMEMBER ME       
First Line: Honestly, I wish I were dead!
Last Line: No sound, %no grove
Variant Title(s): Honestly I Whish I Were Dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRIENDSHIP       
First Line: Lay, sweet, %your head
Last Line: You love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FROM SAPPHO    Poem Text    
First Line: Thou liest dead, -- lie on: of thee
Last Line: Shall find in thee a lover lost.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Death; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Dead, The


FULL MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Off in the twilight hung the low full moon
Last Line: Trampling the tender bloom of the soft grass.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


FULL MOON       
First Line: Round the fair moon stars veil their heads
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FULL MOON APPEARED       
Last Line: All around the altar
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GARDEN       
First Line: There the cool water ripples
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GARDEN OF THE NYMPHS    Poem Text    
First Line: Cool waters tumble, singing as they go
Last Line: My soul entrancing.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Gardens & Gardening; Love; Mythology - Classical


GENTLE OF VOICE       
Last Line: With honey in her words
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GIRL PICKING A FLOWER JUST OPENED       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GIRL WITH THE PLEASING VOICE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GIRLHOOD       
First Line: Like %the wild- %flower
Last Line: Its petalled %print
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GLOW AND BEAUTY OF THE STARS       
Last Line: When in her roundness she burns silver %about the world
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GODDESS OF PERSUASION       
Last Line: Daughter of aphrodita
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GODDESS, I SPOKE WITH YOU IN A DREAM       
Last Line: Cyprus-born aphrodite
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GODS ( ) TEARS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GOLDEN CHICKPEAS GREW ALONG THE SHORE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GOLDEN GOBLETS WITH KNUCKLEBONE STEMS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GONGLYA / I SAID, 'O LORD'       
Last Line: Of acheron %where the lotus grows
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GONGYLA       
Last Line: On the banks of acheron.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GRACES       
Last Line: You, at least
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GRACES O WITH WRISTS LIKE THE WILD ROSE       
Last Line: Come among us, daughters of god
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GRANT, O / KYPRIS, AND NEREIDS TOO, THAT ALL       
Last Line: And may he wish to make his sisted endowed %with honor
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GROWING OLD       
Last Line: Kalliope %feel
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAIL, BRIDE!       
Last Line: Long life!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAIR YELLOWER THAN TORCHLIGHT       
First Line: My mother always said %that in her youth she was
Last Line: Garland of fresh flowers will do


HAND BAG       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAUGHTIER THAN A HORSE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME       
Last Line: More than you do me?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE GLEAMS LIKE A GOD THAT       
Last Line: I appear little %by little in my loss to have died; %tested in every way since even ... %..........
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS ALMOST A GOD, A MAN BESIDE YOU       
Last Line: So poor I've nothing to lose, I must gamble
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS DYING, CYTHEREA, ADONIS THIS DELICATE. WHAT SHALL WE DO?       
Last Line: Beat your breasts, girls, and tear your clothes.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS DYING, KYTHEREA       
Last Line: Tear your dresses
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS MORE THAN A HERO       
First Line: He is a god in my eyes
Last Line: Death isn't far from me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS, I SHOULD SAY, ON A LEVEL       
Last Line: As range grass, I think I am almost %on the point off death


HE SEEMS TO BE A GOD, THAT MAN       
Last Line: But endure, even this grief of love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE WHO IS FAIR IS FAIR       
Last Line: In time be also fair
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HEART       
Last Line: Caressed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HEKATE, THE SHINING GOLD ATTENDANT OF APHRODITE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HER FRIEND FAR OFF IN SARDIS       
First Line: You are far in sardis now %but you think of us constantly
Last Line: And desire eats away at your heart %for me to come


HER GIFTS       
First Line: More music %than the harp
Last Line: Than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HER SHOES WERE LEATHER AND FROM ASIA       
Last Line: Rich lydian patterns across the toes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HERE       
Last Line: Again
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HERE ARE FIND GIFTS, CHILDREN       
Last Line: Yet I love refinement, and beauty and light %are for me the same as desire for the sun
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HERMES CAME TO ME IN A DREAM. I SAID       
Last Line: To die, and to watch the dewy lotus %along the banks of acheron, river of hell
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HESPERUS THE BRINGER    Poem Text    
First Line: O hesperus, thou bringest all good things
Last Line: Thou bring'st the child too to its mother's breast.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


HIGH IN THE CHARIOT       
Last Line: Against all the outlanders
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HIM       
Last Line: Becomes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HOMECOMING       
First Line: You came %when I was longing for you
Last Line: You were %delicious ice


HONESTLY I'D AS SOON BE DEAD!       
Last Line: No occasion, with us away, %no grove...
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HONESTLY, I WOULD LIKE TO DIE.'       
Last Line: Not a grove or a dance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HOPE OF LOVE       
Last Line: All night long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HORSES IN FLOWERS       
First Line: Come out of crete
Last Line: Our dancing and mortal wine
Subject(s): Animals; Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Horses; Love; Mythology - Classical


HOST OF HORSEMEN, SOME SAY, IS THE LOVELIEST SIGHT       
Last Line: Than lydian chariots battling in armament
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HYMN TO APHRODITE       
First Line: Leave crete for this holy temple
Last Line: Immortal nectar in golden cups, %fill all with sudden ecstasy
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Love - Marital; Mythology - Classical


HYMN TO APHRODITE       
First Line: Star-throned incorruptible aphrodite
Last Line: Have done, do thou; be thou for my thyself too %help in the battle
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I       
Last Line: Of the little girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I AM APHRODITA OF THE SHIFTING EYES       
Last Line: My servants are eros and you, my sappho
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I AM WILLING       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I BID YOU, TAKE YOU LYRE       
Last Line: I made this prayer to her
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I COME FORWARD, TELL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DO NOT THINK THAT ANY GIRL       
Last Line: Will be skilled as you in her heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DON'T EXPECT TO TOUCH THE SKY WITH MY TWO HANDS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO. I HAVE TWO THOUGHTS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DON'T KNOW WHICH WAY I'M RUNNING       
Last Line: My mind is part this way, part that
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I FELL IN LOVE WITH YOU, ATTHIS       
Last Line: Long ago, when you were still %an ungainly little girl
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I GAVE YOU A WHITE GOAT       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE A BEAUTIFUL LITTLE GIRL: THE GOLDEN FLOWERS       
Last Line: - for her, I wouldn't take all lydia or sweet
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE A LOVELY DAUGHTER       
Last Line: I'd not take all of lydia %nor even enchanting
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE NEITHER THE HONEY NOR THE BEE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE NO EMBROIDERED HEADBAND       
Last Line: Ribbon reminds me of those days %when our enemies were in exile
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE NOT ONE WORD FROM HER       
Last Line: No woodlot bloomed in spring without song
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Homosexuality; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE TO TELL YOU THIS, BUT SELF-RESPECT       
Last Line: Not stir up gossip with your tongue, insult %would not stream from your eyes-- %you might be talking
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVE       
Last Line: Of its beauty
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED THEE, ATTHIS, IN THE LONG AGO       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED YOU ATHIS       
First Line: I loved you athis, long ago
Last Line: But you lost innocence, glow %and me, as you gained grace and guile
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED YOU ONCE, ATTHIS       
Last Line: Without any grace
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED YOU ONCE, ATTHIS, LONG AGO       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I MIGHT LEAD       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I MISS YOU AND YEARN AFTER YOU       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I PUT HERE, MY LAZY GIRL, THIS SOFT CUSHION       
Last Line: And if, with your blouse off, in your soft arms
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I THINK THAT SOMEONE WILL REMEMBER US IN ANOTHER TIME       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WAS IN LOVE WITH YOU, ATIS, ONCE, LONG AGO       
Last Line: To me you seemed a little girl, and not too graceful
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WILL LET MY BODY       
Last Line: Flow like water over the gentle cushions
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WISH THE CHILD       
Last Line: Many a joy
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WISH TO GO       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I'VE FOULED THE WEFT, THE WARP, AND THE SHUTTLE       
Last Line: And by the slender aphrodita
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IF MY NIPPLES WERE TO DRIP MILK       
Last Line: Who wears the scent of violets %on her young breasts
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IF ONLY THEY HAD WOVEN ME SUCH LUCK       
Last Line: When my cloth was on the loom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IF YOU CARE FOR ME       
Last Line: That is in your eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IF YOU CARE FOR ME, THEN WIN       
Last Line: The elder in a llove affair
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IMMORTAL APHRODITE, ON YOUR PATTERNED THORNE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Women


IMPOSSIBLE YET       
First Line: Impossible for it %to happen, for her
Last Line: Of sharing, among all %people, her


IN ANSWER TO ALCAEUS       
First Line: I want to tell you something. Nevertheless, my shame
Last Line: Come to me now, you delicate graces and you fairtressed muses
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IN ANSWER TO ALCAEUS       
First Line: I want to tell you something, and yet my shame %prevents me...'
Last Line: Eyes: you would state your case
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IN MY EYES HE MATCHES THE GODS, THAT MAN WHO       
Last Line: But all must be endured, since even a poor
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IN MY SEASON I USED TO WEAVE LOVE GARLANDS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IN THE HOUSE OF THE MUSES' SERVANTS       
Last Line: Grief is not right. It would not suit us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


INSCRIPTION ON A WINE JUG       
First Line: Beside the temple where stone altars
Last Line: Fit for her festivities
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IS FRAGRANT       
Last Line: Heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ISLAND AIGA       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IT IS NOT FITTING TO MOURN THE DEAD       
Last Line: Let us have no mourning here
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IT SEEMS TO ME THAT MAN IS EQUAL TO THE GODS       
Last Line: But all can be endured since even a pauper
Subject(s): Love


IT WAS YOU, ATTHIS, WHO SAID       
Last Line: But you forget everyhing
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Homosexuality; Love; Mythology - Classical


IT WOULD BE WRONG FOR US. IT IS NOT RIGHT       
Last Line: For mourning to enter a home of poetry
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


JEALOUSY       
First Line: More happy than the gods is he
Last Line: And, losing colour, sense, and breath, %I seem quite languishing in death
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


JUST NOW DAWN IN HER GOLDEN SANDALS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


JUST WHEN DAWN IN HER GOLDEN SANDALS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


KYPRIAN AND SEA-DAUGHTERS OF NEREOS       
Last Line: That he be a delight to all who love him
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


KYPRIS, MAY SHE FIND YOU BITTER TOO       
Last Line: Coming again this second time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LADY DAWN       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LATO AND NIOBA WERE VERY LOVING FRIENDS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LEAD OFF, MY LYRE       
Last Line: And we shall sing together
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LEAVE YOUR SIEGE OF HER VIOLET SOFTNESS       
Last Line: We shall stay awake and sing
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LEAVING CRETE, COME VISIT AGAIN OUR TEMPLE.       
Last Line: You know well - rejoicing our golden cups - your %headiest nectar...
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LET ME WISH THE CHILD OF THE HOUSE OF POLYANAX       
Last Line: A most good day
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LETTER TO ANAKTORIA       
First Line: Like the very gods in my sight is he who
Last Line: Death has come near me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIFT HIGH THE ROOF BEAM       
Last Line: Like ares is he - %bigger far than a man
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIFT HIGH THE ROOFBEAM       
Last Line: Greater for than a mortal man
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIKE A CHILD TO HER MOTHER I HAVE FLOWN TO YOU       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIKE THE SUCCULENT APPLE THAT BLUSHES       
Last Line: The applepickers have forgotten-- %not completely - it was %impossible to reach
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIKE THE SWEET APPLE THAT REDDENS OF THE TOPMOST BOUGH       
Last Line: Underfoot, and on the ground the purple blossom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LITTLE GIRLS       
Last Line: Of leaves
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LONELINESS       
First Line: Midnight, %and the small hours
Last Line: I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOOM       
First Line: Talk to me
Last Line: Pricks me %with %desire
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOST FRIEND       
First Line: Atthis, our own loved anactoria
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOST HEART       
First Line: I cannot, sweetest mother
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOST MAIDENHEAD       
First Line: As the hyacinth high on the mountains under the shepherds' tread
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Love has unbound my limbs and set me shaking
Last Line: A monster bitter-sweet and my unmaking.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVE       
First Line: The wind threshes the mountain oaks
Last Line: The mastery that sweetly melts my limbs
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVE - BITTERSWEET, IRREPRESSIBLE       
Last Line: Yet, atthis, you despise my being. %to chase andromeda, you leave me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVE STRIKES ME AGAIN, THAT MAKES THE LEGS GIVE WAY       
Last Line: That sweet-bitter, not-to-be-fought-with shape


LOVE, I AM GRATEFUL       
First Line: That you came, it was good
Last Line: Since we parted


LOVE, LET THE WIND CRY ON THE DARK MOUNTAIN       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVING GIRLS MORE THAN GELLO       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LUCKY BRIDEGROOM       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Women


LYRIC; THREE VERSIONS: 1       
First Line: The moon has set
Last Line: And I lie here alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Solitude


LYRIC; THREE VERSIONS: 2       
First Line: The moon has set
Last Line: I sleep alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Solitude


LYRIC; THREE VERSIONS: 3       
First Line: The pleiades disappear
Last Line: Sleepless, I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Solitude


MAID UNWED       
First Line: As the sweet apple reddens, high up against the sky
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAIDENHOOD, MAIDENHOOD, / WHERE HAVE YOU GONE       
Last Line: Never afain shall I come %to you. Never again
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAIDENS       
Last Line: So that we may look on less sleep than does the %clearvoiced nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MARRIAGE OF HECTOR AND ANDROMACHE       
First Line: Crying asia! That famous place
Last Line: Are like two of the gods together
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MARRIAGE OF HEKTOR AND ANDROMACHE       
First Line: Cyprus %the herald came
Last Line: Neither the honey %nor the bee
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAY THE WINDS AND WORRIES BEAR OFF THE ONE WHO       
Last Line: Blames me in my anguish
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAY YOU SLEEP       
Last Line: Of a tender friend
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAY YOU SLEEP UPON YOUR GENTLE COMPANION'S BREAST       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ME AWAY FROM THEM       
Last Line: The guard corporal %wrestling
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MEDEIA       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MERMAIDS AND YOU BRINE-BORN ON THE KYPROS SAND       
Last Line: Put away the evil
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MIKA       
Last Line: Dewfall upon the world
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MINGLED WITH COLORS OF EVERY KIND       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MINNIE, I CANNA CAA MY WHEEL       
Last Line: Amang derk ghaists stravaigan sichtlesslie
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MISTRESS DAWN       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MITYLENE ON RETURN FROM EXILE       
First Line: We round machaera in in one eager sweep
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MNAISIDKIA, LOVELIER       
Last Line: Of the tender flesh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON       
First Line: The stars %that circle
Last Line: At the full
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON APPEARED IN ALL HER FULLNESS       
Last Line: And so the women stood around the altar
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS DRIFTED OFF       
Last Line: And the pleiades. In the middle %of night, hour slides into hour. %I drift alone asleep
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS GONE       
Last Line: I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS SET       
Last Line: Time passes, time passes, and I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS SET, AND THE PLEIADES       
Last Line: Alone in my bed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HATH LEFT THE SKY       
Last Line: But on my couch alone I lie
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MORE HARMONIOUS THAN LYRES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MORE SWEETLY TUNED       
Last Line: And more golden %than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MORE VALUABLE THAN GOLD       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL THE STARS       
Last Line: You bring the child back to her mother
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Spiritual Life; Venus (planet); Women And Religion


MOTHER, I CANNOT MIND MY WHEEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet mother, let the weaving be
Last Line: I long for my young love.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOTHER, I CANNOT WEAVE       
First Line: Mother, sweet mother, I cannot weave
Last Line: Slender aphrodite overpowered me with joy, %stole my heart to give to a boy
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MUSES, COME DOWN AGAIN       
Last Line: Leaving that golden
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MY ATTHIS, ALTHOUGH OUR DEAR ANAKTORIA       
Last Line: For the night's many tongues %carry her cry across the sea
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MY DAUGHTER KLEIS       
First Line: I have a beautiful daughter who is
Last Line: The whole lovely island of lesbos


MY MOTHER       
First Line: When she was young it was the style
Last Line: Now she wears sleek hair coifed by an artist %from sardis where hairdressers are the smartest
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MY MOTHER ALWAYS SAID       
Last Line: Colorful ribbons from sardis-- %but a garland of fresh flowers
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MY MOTHER USED TO SAY       
Last Line: Where shall I get one
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MY MUSE, WHAT AILS THIS ARDOUR       
Last Line: I should so rashly ripp up
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEAR ME       
Last Line: Girls ( %around
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEIGHBORS OF THE GENTLE MOON STARS       
Last Line: Appear in a fluster to disappear %whenever she rises fully revealed %bathing the earth in silver lig
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEVER YET, O IRANA, HAVE I FOUND       
Last Line: Anyone more vexing than you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEVER, IRANA, HAVE I MET ANYBODY       
Last Line: More bothersome than you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon is gone
Last Line: Alone I lie.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Night; Bedtime


NIGHTINGALE       
First Line: The lovers' nightingale
Last Line: The clamorous angel of the spring
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NO OBLIVION       
First Line: Someone, I will tell you
Last Line: Will remember us


NOT EVEN       
Last Line: Longing %pleased
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOT ONE GIRL, I THINK, WILL EVER LOOK ON THE SUNLIGHT       
Last Line: Of another time who has such talent as this one does
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOTHING CAN TAKE ITS PLACE IN MY MIND       
Last Line: This beauty of girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOTICE       
First Line: The gods come %straightaway
Last Line: To the tearless
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOW LETO AND NIOBE WERE VERY DEAR COMPANIONS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOW THAT ANDROMEDA HAS HER FAIR REPLY       
Last Line: Psappho, why aphrodita of so many pleasures?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOW TO DELIGHT MY WOMEN FRIENDS       
Last Line: I'll make a beautiful song of this affair
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O ADONIS!       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O BEAUTIFUL, O GRACEFUL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O BEAUTIFUL, O GRACEFUL GIRL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O DREAM ON YOUR DARK WINGS       
Last Line: But may I have %them all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O HESPERUS! THOU BRINGEST ALL THINGS HOME       
Last Line: Thou bring'st the child, too, to his mother's side
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O POLLYANNA       
Last Line: Good-bye, good bye
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O SAPPHO, I LOVE YOU       
Last Line: And even in acheron you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O THERE ARE NO OTHERS LIKE HER       
Last Line: Not in these times, lover
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O YOU ROSY-ARMED GRACES, HALLOWED DAUGHTERS OF ZEUS, BE HERE!       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OBLIVION       
First Line: Sans record %sans regret
Last Line: In the house of dis
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OBSESSION       
First Line: He is equal
Last Line: Panicked, I think %I'm about to die
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE       
First Line: Like a god I reckon the man to be who
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO ANACTORIA       
First Line: Peer of gods he seemeth to me, the blissful
Last Line: Caught by pains of menacing death, I falter %lost in the love-trance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO ANACTORIA       
First Line: That man seems to me peer of gods
Last Line: But I must dare all, since one so poor
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO APHRODITE       
First Line: Aphrodite, splendour-enthroned, undying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO APHRODITE (1)       
First Line: Glittering-throned undying aphrodite
Last Line: Have done, do for me queen, and let thyself too %be my great ally
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO APHRODITE (2)       
First Line: Splendor-throned queen, immortal aphrodite
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OF DORIKHA       
Last Line: To be half asleep with love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OF EROS, ANXIOUS       
Last Line: To make it last all night long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OF THE MUSES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OH, MY SWEET MOTHER, 'TIS IN VAIN       
Last Line: Is now to flit with unknown ghosts in cold and nameless gloom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OLD AGE       
First Line: Of course I am downcast and tremble
Last Line: Of her who is wandering
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OLD LOVE IS BEST       
First Line: Of all that the world holds, some deem the fairest
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ON THE THRONE OF MANY HUES, IMMORTAL APHRODITE       
Last Line: To have fulfilled, fulfill, and you %be my ally
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Spiritual Life; Women And Religion


ON YOUR DAZZLING THRONE, APHRODITE       
Last Line: From fearful agony. Labor %for my mad heart, and be %my ally
Variant Title(s): To Aphrodite:
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ON YOUR THRONE, A MARVEL OF ART, IMMORTAL.       
Last Line: Shoulder to shoulder
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ONCE UPON A TIME, THE STORY GOES       
Last Line: Leda found a hyacinthine egg
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ORCHARD       
First Line: Cool water among apple boughs
Last Line: Sleep falling from quicksilver leaves
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OUTSIDE THE WINDOW       
First Line: We virgins will spend all night long
Last Line: And we'll see less sleep tonight than %the bright-voiced nightingale


OVER THE EYES NIGHT'S BLACK SLUMBER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PAIN PENETRATES       
First Line: My drop
Last Line: By drop
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Pain


PARALYSIS       
First Line: Mother darling, I can't work the loom
Last Line: And broken me with desire for a boy
Variant Title(s): Mother Darling, I Cannot Work The Loo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PARTHENIA, PARTHENIA       
Last Line: Nowhere near you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PARTING    Poem Text    
First Line: Truly I want to die
Last Line: And royal ointment on my hair you shed.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Farewell; Love; Mythology - Classical; Parting


PEER OF THE GODS IS THAT MAN, WHO       
Last Line: Than dry grass and lack little %of dying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PEERS       
Last Line: Gods %shameful
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PERCUSSION, SALT AND HONEY       
Last Line: Who stalks on all fours %like a beast
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Cupid; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PERCUSSION, SALT AND HONEY       
Last Line: Snake-sly, invincible
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PHRASE REMEMBERED BY ARISTIDES       
Last Line: Brightness that strikes the eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLACE THERE THE NATURE OF THE VIOLET BREASTED       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLACES SUCCESS ON YOUR LIPS       
Last Line: Has made of the sun's brightness and beauty my fortune
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLEASE ABANTHIS, YOUR SAPPHO CALLS YOU       
Last Line: Our lady of cyprus, %for praying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLEASE, MY GODDESS, GOLDENCROWNED APHRODITE       
Last Line: Let this very lot fall to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


POIKILOTHRON    Poem Text    
First Line: All-ador'd, all glorious aphrodita
Last Line: Victory with me.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


PRAYER FOR CHARAXOS       
First Line: Cypris and you nereids, bring my brother
Last Line: To his sister, let him consent to do her %honor, just this once, and her cruel sorrow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PRAYER TO APHRODITE       
First Line: Eternal aphrodite, zeus's daughter, throne
Last Line: Goddess, do it. No one could resist if you were %fighting beside me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PRAYER TO APHRODITE       
First Line: On your dappled throne, eternal
Last Line: And fill my heart with fire. Stand near, %and be my ally


PRAYER TO APHRODITE AND THE SEA NYMPHS TO PROTECT HER BROTHER....       
First Line: Cypris and sea nymphs, I beg you
Last Line: Your anger and liberate him from %more sorry?


PRETTY       
Last Line: Artemis
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PURE AND HOLY GRACES AND MUSES WHO LIVE AT PIERIA       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


QUICKLY RIGHT NOW       
First Line: You were once a tender child
Last Line: Keep their way. We mortals have no %road to high olympos


RAISE THE RIDGE-POLE HIGHER, HIGHER       
Last Line: And he can't get it through the door
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


REBUKE       
First Line: Therefore thou wouldst mingle with those and grieve me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


RECALLING A LETTER ATTHIS WROTE ME       
First Line: Sappho, if you don't come out of your room, %I swear I'll stop loving you
Last Line: Can you now forget all these days?


RETURN, GONGYLA       
First Line: Your lovely face. %when absent
Last Line: Again: you whom of all women %I most desire
Variant Title(s): O Gongyla, My Darling Ros
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ROSE       
Last Line: Sweat
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ROSE       
First Line: If jove would give the leafy flowers
Last Line: It blushes a diviner ray
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Flowers; Love; Mythology - Classical


ROUND ABOUT ME    Poem Text    
First Line: Round about me hum the winds of autumn
Last Line: Spreads as a river.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPHO'S ODE OUT OF LONGINUS       
First Line: The gods are not more blest than he
Last Line: I sigh, I tremble, and I dye
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPPHICS    Poem Text    
First Line: All the night sleep came not upon my eyelids
Last Line: Hearing, to hear them.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Dreams; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology; Mythology - Classical; Sleep; Nightmares


SAPPHO TO PHAON    Poem Text    
First Line: Say, lovely youth, that dost my heart command
Last Line: And either cease to live, or cease to love!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPPHO, I LOVED YOU       
First Line: Andromeda %forgot, %and I too %blamed you
Last Line: Even in hades %I am with you
Variant Title(s): Andromeda / Forgot / And I To
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPPHO, IF YOU DO NOT COME OUT       
Last Line: Among her daughters. Dearest atthis, %can you nog forget all those days?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPPHO, WHY DO YOU SUMMON APHRODITE       
Last Line: Andromeda certainly has her fair return
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPPHO: A GARLAND       
First Line: Artfully adorned aphrodite, deathless
Last Line: Happen - make it happen. And stand beside me, %goddess, my ally
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SARD(IS       
Last Line: I shall come
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SARDIS       
Last Line: Rises over the sea that spreads between us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SARDIS, / WHERE OFTEN SHE TURNS HER THOUGHT       
Last Line: Desire gnaws at her tender heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SCHOLAR ARISTIDES, PONDERING       
Last Line: I shall be remembered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SEIZURE       
First Line: To me that man equals a god
Last Line: I must suffer everything, being poor
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Desire; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SEIZURE       
First Line: To me he seems like a god
Last Line: Yet I must suffer all things, %being poor
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Desire; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SEVEN FATHOMS LONG       
Last Line: That struggled %to cobble them
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SEVEN WAYS IN TERROR       
Last Line: Her beauty %is
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHALL GIVE       
Last Line: The mind %luck
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE CALLS HER DAUGHTER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE HAD OTHERS AT KYTHEREA TO NURSE HER       
Last Line: She writes these matters to andromeda
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE TAUGHT THE CHAMPION RUNNER       
Last Line: Hero of gyara
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE WAS LIKE THAT SWEETEST APPLE       
Last Line: By shepherd men, its flower purple on the ground
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SILENCE IN DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: When death shall close those eyes, imperious dame!
Last Line: And snatch a bright eternity from fate.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


SILENCE IN DEATH       
First Line: Whene'er the fates resume thy breath
Last Line: While honour'd sappho's muse-embellish'd name %shall flourish in eternity of fame
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SILENT, STILL       
Last Line: Against me green %harsh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SINCE WHOMEVER       
Last Line: Injure me most of all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SLENDER GRACES AND MUSES WITH BEAUTIFUL HAIR       
Last Line: Come hither, come now
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SLICK WITH SLIME       
Last Line: And from ( %o girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SODA       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOFTER THAN A FINE DRESS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOME PREFER A GLORY OF HORSEMEN; WARSHIPS.       
Last Line: Far see these than chariots of the king, than %armor in mel ee
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOME SAY NOTHING ON EARTH EXCELS IN BEAUTY       
Last Line: The chariots of all lydia and all their %armoured fighting men
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOME SAY THRONGING CAVALRY, SOME SAY FOOT SOLDIERS       
Last Line: All the troops in lydia in their chariots and %glittering armor
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOME THERE ARE WHO SAY THAT THE FAIREST THING SEEN       
Last Line: Eyes than lydia's chariots in all their glory %armored for battle
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOMEONE I TELL YOU WILL REMEMBER US       


SOMEONE, I TELL YOU       
Last Line: Yet are always saved %by judgment of good men
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOMEONE, I'M BOLD TO SAY       
Last Line: In time hereafter
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOMETIMES SHE CLOSED HER EYES       
Last Line: All night long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SONG FOR THE GODDESS OF LOVE       
First Line: Leave crete, %aphrodite
Last Line: Into our cups, %gold, and raised for the drinking
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Love - Marital; Mythology - Classical


SONG OF THE ROSE, FR. ACHILLES TATIUS    Poem Text    
First Line: If zeus chose us a king of the flowers in his mirth
Last Line: As they laugh to the wind as it laughs from the west!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Holidays; Love; Mythology - Classical; Trees


SONNET 27       
First Line: Oh! Ye bright stars! That on the ebon fields
Last Line: Ah! Who would wish to feel, or learn to love?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SPECIMEN OF SAPPHO'S POETRY       
First Line: Did jove a queen of flowers decree
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SPRING       
Last Line: On the banks of acheron
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SPRING'S MESSENGER, THE LOVELY VOICED NIGHTINGALE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STAND BESIDE ME, WORSHIPED HERA, STRANGE IN A DREAM       
Last Line: Virgins ( %around
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STAR OF EVENING       
First Line: Hesperus %you bring
Last Line: Home the mothers' darling
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Venus (planet)


STARS AROUND THE LOVELY MOON       
Last Line: Over the earth her radiant glow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STARS AROUND THE LUMINOUS MOON - HOW SOON THEY       
Last Line: Glamors the landscape...
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Stars


STARS AROUND THE MOON IN HER BEAUTY       
Last Line: From our sight
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STAYING       
Last Line: To say this
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SUPREME SIGHT ON THE BLACK EARTH       
First Line: Some say cavalry and others claim
Last Line: The chariots in lydia and foot soldiers armored %in glittering bronze
Variant Title(s): Some Say Cavalry And Others Clai
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SURELY ONCE YOU TOO WERE A DELICATE CHILD       
Last Line: For there is no pathway up great olympos %for humankind
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SWALLOW, SWALLOW       
Last Line: Why me, why me?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SWEET MOTHER, I CAN'T WEAVE MY WEB       
Last Line: Because of slender aphrodite.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SWEETPEAS FLOWERED GOLDEN       
Last Line: All over the marsh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SWEETVOICED GIRL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TENDER GIRL PICKING FLOWERS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TENDERER THAN THE ROSE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THANK YOU, MY DEAR       
Last Line: While you were gone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT LABOR       
Last Line: Thus I pray %that %I long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT LABOR       
Last Line: I long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT MAN IS PEER OF THE GODS, WHO       
Last Line: Paler than grass and lack little of dying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Jealousy; Love; Mythology - Classical; Passion


THAT MAN SEEMS TO HER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT MAN SEEMS TO ME TO BE A GOD       
Last Line: Is, and I am, as far as I can see, %almost dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THE DUST OF TIMAS    Poem Text    
First Line: This dust was timas; and they say
Last Line: They cut them off with sharpened shears.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


THE MOON    Poem Text    
First Line: Bright stars, around the fair selene peering
Last Line: Floods the world over.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


THE MOON HAS VEIL'D HER SILVER LIGHT       


THE NIGHTINGALE    Poem Text    
First Line: The dear good angel of the spring
Last Line: The nightingale.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


THE PLEIADS NOW NO MORE ARE SEEN       


THE WEEPING PLEIADS WESTER       


THEN       
First Line: In gold sandals
Last Line: Dawn like a thief %fell upon me
Variant Title(s): In Gold Sandal
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Night


THEN I SAID TO THE ELEGANT LADIES       
Last Line: Now that you are leaving the city, %love's shapr pain encircles my heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEN LOVE SHOOK MY HEART LIKE THE WIND THAT FALLS ON       
Last Line: Oaks in the mountains
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE A BOWL OF AMBROSIA       
Last Line: For everything good for the groom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE A BOWL OF AMBROSIA       
Last Line: And made libations, praying all good things %for the groom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE ARE NONE LIKE HER       
Last Line: With an intelligence like hers
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE OUGHT NOT TO BE / THRENODIES IN       
Last Line: Be fitting for us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE'S A MAN, I REALLY BELIEVE, COMPARES WITH.       
Last Line: Well, endure is all I can do, reduced to...
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE'S SOMETHING I WANT TO SAY       
Last Line: In shame; you'd state your claim
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THESE ARE THE ASHES OF TIMAS       
Last Line: To lay on the grave
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Death; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THESE ARE TIMAS'S ASHES: ON THE THRESHOLD OF HER MARRIAGE       
Last Line: To the long locks of their lovely hair and laid them on this grave
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THESE PLEASURES NOW, MY CONSTANT GIRLS       
Last Line: I shall sing in splendid songs
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEY GAVE ME HONOR       
Last Line: The gift of their skill
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEY HAVE HONORED ME WITH THE GIFT OF       
Last Line: Their works
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEY WORE RED YARN TO BIND THEIR HAIR       
Last Line: These memories. Know that our name is gone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THIS DUST WAS TIMAS'; ERE HER BRIDAL HOUR       
Last Line: Cut with sharp steel their locks, the strewments for the dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THIS IS THE DUST OF TIMIAS       
Last Line: Their lovely hair with bright sharp bronze
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THOSE DISCORDS       
Last Line: Will reach the sky
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THOUGH IT ISN'T EASY FOR US TO RIVAL       
Last Line: Goddesses in the loveliness of their figures
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THOUGH YOU ARE MY LOVER       
Last Line: I could not bear to be the older
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THREE LETTERS TO ANAKTORIA       
First Line: I set that man above the gods and heroes
Last Line: The time is gone %I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THRONED IN SPLENDOUR, DEATHLESS, O APHRODITE       
Last Line: Accomplish all those things my heart desires to be done; appear %and stand at my shoulder
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THROWS PEACE INTO TURMOIL       
Last Line: For day is near
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TIL ANAKTORIA       
First Line: Maik o the gods he seems to me
Last Line: Greener nor gerss, in sic a dwalm %I kenna wha I am
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Scottish Translations


TO A BRIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Blest beyond earth's bliss, with heaven I deem him
Last Line: Almost as dead.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO A BRIDE       
First Line: Blest like the gods he seems to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO A LADY WHO LAUGHED AT POETRY       
First Line: You have no time for poetry
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO A RICH UNCULTURED WOMAN       
First Line: Dead you shall lie, for ever, a name that none recall
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO ALCAEUS       
First Line: Were you desiring good and fair
Last Line: But you had pled your plea outright
Subject(s): Alcaeus (6th-7th Century B.c.); Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Man-woman Relationships; Mythology - Classical; Women's Rights


TO AN UNCULTIVATED WOMAN       
First Line: Ever dead shalt thou lie under the earth; none shall remember thee
Last Line: Wand'ring, flitting amidst shades without fame, unhonoured there as here
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO ANDROMEDA       
First Line: That country girl has witched your wishes
Last Line: And she hasn't got the sense %to hitch her rags above her ankles
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO APHRODITE    Poem Text    
First Line: Immortal on thy many-splendoured throne
Last Line: Be thou to me.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO APHRODITE       
First Line: Aphrodite, daughter of zeus, undying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO APHRODITE       
First Line: Aphrodite, child of zeus
Last Line: Let my soul stay untouched. %keep my spirit yours, uncrushed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO APHRODITE: 2       
First Line: All the while %I prayed
Last Line: Our night would last %twice as long
Variant Title(s): All The While, Believe Me, I Praye
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO ATTHIS    Poem Text    
First Line: I loved you, atthis, once, long, long ago
Last Line: You seemed to me a small, ungainly child.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Love - Age Differences; Mythology - Classical


TO ATTHIS'       
First Line: Atthis, far from me and dear mnasidika
Last Line: I yearn to behold thy delicate soul %to satiate my desire
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO CYPRIAN APHRODITE       
First Line: Summit of the %mountain descending
Last Line: Nectar with the gladness of our festivities %and greet this libation
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO DIE IS ALL I REALLY WANT       
Last Line: No meadow ......... Dance %.............. And murmurings %...............
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO DIE IS EVIL       
Last Line: Else they would die
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO EROS       
Last Line: You burn me


TO GYRINNO       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO ME HE SEEMS LIKE A GOD       
Last Line: Go close to death %[but must suffer all, being poor]
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO ME HE SEEMS LIKE A GOD       
Last Line: And feel my mind slip as I %go close to death
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Jealousy; Love; Mythology - Classical; Passion


TO ME THE MUSES TRULY GAVE       
Last Line: So let me now get used to life and death %I cannot, shall not be forgot
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Life Change Events; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO PHOIBOS THE GOLDENHAIRED WHOM KOIOS' DAUGHTER BORE       
Last Line: And eros never approaches her
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO WHAT SHALL I BEST LIKEN YOU, DEAR BRIDEGROOM?       
Last Line: Most of all to a slender sapling I liken you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO WHAT, DEAR BRIDEGROOM, SHALL I COMPARE YOU?       
Last Line: To a tender sapling I can best compare you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO WHOSE EYES?       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TONIGHT I'VE WATCHED       
Last Line: In bed alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Solitude


TOO MUCH IS ENOUGH       
Last Line: Of that girl gorgo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TOWARD       
Last Line: Of the arrows
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TOWARD YOU BEAUTIFUL GIRLS MY THOUGHTS       
Last Line: Never alter
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TRENCH FOR WATERING THE GARDEN       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TRULY I WISH I WERE DEAD       
Last Line: You quenched your desire %for tender
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


UNTIL ALL OF YOU ARE WILLING       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


VINES TRELLISED ON POLES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


VIOLET BREASTED DAUGHTER OF KRONOS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


VIRGIN       
First Line: Like a sweet apple reddening on the high
Last Line: By men shepherding; lying trampled on the earth %yet blooming purple


VIRGINITY, VIRGINITY, WHERE HAVE YOU GONE AND LEFT ME?'       
Last Line: Never again will I come to you, never again.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


VISION       
First Line: Go so that %we can see
Last Line: Which is %our fate
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WE SHALL GIVE, FATHER SAID       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WE WILL GIVE HER, HER FATHER SAYS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEAKER THAN WATER       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEALTH WITHOUT EXCELLENCE       
Last Line: The best of blessedness
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEALTH WITHOUT MORAL SPLENDOR       
Last Line: There is no higher fortune
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEALTH WITHOUT VIRTUE IS NO HARMLESS NEIGHBOR       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEATHERCOCKS       
First Line: I am conscious %how often
Last Line: Most kindly %especially injure me now


WEDDING SONG: 1    Poem Text    
First Line: Maidenhood, o maidenhood
Last Line: Never again back to thee.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Wedding Song; Epithalamium


WEDDING SONG: 2    Poem Text    
First Line: Bridegroom dear, to what shall I compare thee?
Last Line: To a slim green rod best do I compare thee.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical; Slenderness; Wedding Song; Thinness; Epithalamium


WELL MAY THE HAPPY YOUTH REJOICE       


WET HANDKERCHIEF       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHAT COUNTRY GIRL       
Last Line: How to make a dress %come down to her feet?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN ANGER SPREADS INSIDE YOU BREAST       
Last Line: Keep watch against an idly barking tongue
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN DEATH HAS LAID YOU DOWN AMONG HIS OWN       
Last Line: Reticent still, with the blind dead, unknown
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN FURY RAGES IN THE BREAST       
Last Line: Watch that reiterating tongue
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN NIGHTLONG SLUMBER CLOSES THEIR EYES       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN SHE, THE ROUND MOON, ROSE       
Last Line: They stood in a ring around her altar
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN SONGS FROM THE HEART       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN THE PIGEONS' SPIRITS GROW COLD THEY LET THEIR       
Last Line: Wings droop at their sides
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN YOU LIE ON A SLAB STRETCHED OUT DEAD       
Last Line: Even in the corridors of underwood light no %one will notice you strut among the bloodless dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHERE DO THE BUTLER'S BIG FEET GO?       
Last Line: Besplendor those important feet
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHETHER CYPRUS KEEPS YOU OR PAPHOS OR PANORMOS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHETHER YOU ARE AT KYPROS AND PAPHOS       
Last Line: Or at panormos
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHILE THEY KEPT WATCH AROUND HER       
Last Line: Lords of the town
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHITER BY FAR THAN AN EGG       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHITER THAN MILK       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHO IS THIS WILD GIRL WITH THE CHARM       
Last Line: So that the hem is at the ankle
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHY, AFTER SO LONG, SHOULD I DREAM       
Last Line: Of those girlish days?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHY, O IRANA, DOES PANDION'S DAUGHTER THE SWALLOW       
Last Line: Wake me?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WISE IN MANY THINGS       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH EYES LIKE THAT, STAND STILL       
Last Line: Bold as friends before each other
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH QUICKENED HEART THEY HOVERED       
Last Line: My heart grows chill
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH THAT ISLAND-BORN       
Last Line: And all in a dream
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH THE BRIDE THAT HAPPY       
Last Line: Let the bridegroom rejoice
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH WHAT EYES?       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITHOUT GUILE       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WORD WENT AROUND       
Last Line: Young beyond acheron
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WORLD       
First Line: I could not hope
Last Line: To touch the sky %with my two arms
Variant Title(s): I Could Not Hop
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WORMWOOD       
First Line: It is humiliating
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WRAPPED UP IN RICH SHAGGY WOOL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YEARNING       
First Line: I wilt in your absence
Last Line: As they stamp purple blossoms %into the green grass
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU CAME, AND I WAS MAD TO HAVE YOU       
Last Line: Your breath cooled my heart that was burning with desire
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU CAME. AND YOU DID WELL TO COME       
Last Line: Welcome, darling, be blessed three times %for all the hours of our separation
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HATE ME WHO LOVES YOU, ATTHIS       
Last Line: And flutter around andromeda
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HAVE BEGUN TO FORGET ME       
Last Line: Or do you love some other?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HAVE COME, AND DONE       
Last Line: That burned my heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN ME       
Last Line: Or else you love some other person more than me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU LAY IN WAIT       
Last Line: And suddenly: beauty %of your garments
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU MAKE ME HOT       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU SHOWED UP. I WANTED YOU       
Last Line: Who in a breath chilled me to the marrow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU TOO, KALLIOPA       
Last Line: Yourself
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU WERE TO ME THEN A SHY LITTLE GIRL       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU WHO SPURNED ME AND MY SONG       
First Line: Dead, no thought of you from anyone
Last Line: Unseen, and restless there, among the corpses
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU WILL DIE AND NO ONE WILL REMEMBER YOU       
Last Line: In hades' house, and flutter about %among the dark, not illustrious dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOUNG BRIDE       
First Line: Like to the apple reddest-bright
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOUR DARLING       
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical