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( ON A LADY INDIFFERENT TO POETRY), by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Carpet %p
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


A BALLAD IN BLANK VERSE, by JOHN DAVIDSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: His father's house looked out across a firth
Last Line: Women to love are waiting everywhere.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Atheism; Christianity; Death; Family Life; Fathers & Sons; Mythology - Classical; Paganism & Pagans; Parents; Pride; Dead, The; Relatives; Parenthood; Self-esteem; Self-respect


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


A GIRL, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thus drowsy atthis, laughing at my door
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ABOVE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Endurance %man %all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ADONIS, by WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The gods did love adonis, and for this
Last Line: "and wrote his 'fecit' on thy work of truth."
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Goddesses & Gods; Love; Mythology; Mythology - Classical


ADONIS AND APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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


ADONIS IN WINTER, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Persephone awaits him in the dim boudoir
Subject(s): Adonis; Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical; Mythology - Greek; Persephone; Proserpine; Proserpina


ADONIS IN WINTER, by KENNETH REXROTH    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Persephone awaits him in the dim boudoir
Last Line: Their mortal lechery in dispassionate hell
Subject(s): Adonis; Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical; Mythology - Greek; Persephone


AEOLIAN ODE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To a passion for sunlight
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AIL A LIVELY SUMMER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Said in %aphrodita
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AIR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Ivory %cl(asp
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALKAIOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Speak out whatever is fitting and right
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And the other
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL COLORS TANGLED TOGETHER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL NIGHT LONG THE GIRLS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than the trilling nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL THAT'S (LOVED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And to men ( %larger
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL TOO OFTEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For them
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALL YELLOW GOLD AND LIKE A DAUGHTER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Would I leave her
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALONE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon and pleiades
Last Line: I lie in bed, alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALONE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon, the pleiads disappear
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ALREADY OLD AGE IS WRINKLING MY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Old Age; Women


AN ABSENT FRIEND, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Sappho, you and my attendant eros'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND I GO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Harmony %the dance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND I YEARN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And I hunt
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND LET HER FIND YOU, KYPRIAN, BITTERER STILL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: A second time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND NIGHT'S BLACK SLEEP UPON THE EYES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND NOW I SHALL SING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To delight my friends
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND ONE FOR HIS MISTRESS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For I can't bear to keep house together %being the elder
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND THEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than the svelte gyrinno
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND THERE, WHEN THEY HAD STIRRED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Come to our new kinsman
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND THIS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And the responsibility ( %nor many
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND YOU, DIKA, BIND LOVELY GARLANDS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: With flowers, and turn away from the ungarlanded
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AND YOUR BOY'S BEAUTY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Have the balance
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ANDROMACHE'S WEDDING, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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


ANNIE, APHRODITE, AND THE ELEVATOR, by ALICIA SUSKIN OSTRIKER    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Annie was some years older, so I trusted
Last Line: Stared at me, smiled, and shook her shining head
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Elevators; Mythology - Classical; Relationships


ANOINTING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Bedroom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ANOTHER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Seafoam
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITA DRESSED IN AN EMBROIDERY OF FLOWERS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Throughout the seige
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITE, by EDITH WILLIS LINN    Poem Text                
First Line: Pause age-old search for aphrodite, white
Last Line: To those who do not live by bread alone.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical; Night; Sea; Sleep; Bedtime; Ocean


APHRODITE, by GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Not unremembering we pass our exile
Last Line: One fiery visitation of the love the gods desire in thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): A. E.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Desire; Goddesses & Gods; Love; Mythology; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITE, by JOHN STERLING (1806-1844)    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A spring-time eve illumined wide
Last Line: On those adoring there.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITE ADIPOSA, by JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lady blessington!' cried the glad usher aloud
Last Line: A grace after dinner!—a venus grown fat.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hunt, Leigh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical; Venus (goddess); Women


APHRODITE AND THE KNIFE-GRINDER, by COUNT CARL SNOILSKY    Poem Source                
First Line: Here is this glowing hall of treasures
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical


APHRODITE OF THE FLOWERS AT KNOSSOS COMING DOWN FROM HEAVEN'S MOUNTAIN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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


APHRODITE'S TEMPLE, by GEORGE SANTAYANA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The murmured awe
Last Line: Whom I called father once.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Temples


APPLE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The fruit-gatherers
Last Line: Too high to pick
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ARBOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Shall be known as
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AROUND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Clouds
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS A HYACINTH IN THE MOUNTAINS THAT MEN SHEPHERDING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS A SWEET APPLE REDDENS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: They couldn't reach it
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


AS IT HAPPENS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: But you know well
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS ONCE IN CRETE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: In that antique time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AS THE STARS SURROUNDING THE LOVELY MOON WILL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Over the whole earth
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ASLEEP AGAINST THE BREASTS OF A FRIEND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AT NOONTIME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Who comes in flowers. The uncrowned they turn away
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


AWED BY HER SPLENDOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: When she %is roundest and lights %earth with her silver
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Night


BARBITOS, BAROMOS, BARMOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


BEAUTIFUL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For day is nigh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEAUTY (1), by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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), by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: But goodness is a beauty that lasts forever
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BECAME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For no
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEFORE MY LYING HEART COULD SPEAK FOR LIFE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: No sacred grove
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BEFOREHAND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Kran(n)iades %girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BELOVED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Him I hold as happy as god in heaven
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BLACK DREAMS OF SUCH VIRULENCE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And I %this
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BLAST OF LOVE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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


BRIDE WITH BEAUTIFUL FEET, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIDEGROOM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: What can %sappho
Last Line: Stiffly %pliant?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


BRIDEGROOM, FOR YOUR TIRESOME BACHELOR FRIENDS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIDEGROOM, YOU ARE BLESSED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Aphrodite honors you exceedingly
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BRIGHTNESS AND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Desperation, %land
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BUT ATTIS, TO YOU THE THOUGHT OF ME GROWS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Temperament: I have a quiet heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


BUT INTRICATE SANDALS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And spread the grace that's in your eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CALLED YOU, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Eros has given me, beauty and the light of the sun
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CAME HUSBAND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: )ing bri(ght
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CERTAINLY NOW THEY'VE HAD QUITE ENOUGH, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of gorgo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CHILDREN'S SONG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Their wings limp
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CHORUS, FR. THE CITY, by ARTHUR W. UPSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Aegina's foam is high and wild
Last Line: Propitiate the woodland pan.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Goddesses & Gods; Mythology; Mythology - Classical; Pan (mythology)


CHTHO(NIC, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CLEAR KEEN SONG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CLOSE BESIDE ME NOW AS I PRAY APPEARING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: As in the old days
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME DOWN FROM THE SKY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Find your voice and speak to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME OUT OF CRETE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Our dancing and mortal wine
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME TO ME FROM CRETE, DOWN FROM HEAVEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME TO ME ONCE MORE, O YOUR MUSES, LEAVING GOLDEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COME, HOLY TORTOISE SHELL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: My lyre, and become a poem
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


COMPANY OF HORSEMEN OR OF INFANTRY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Round shields and helmets
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CORONET OF CELERY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CRETAN WOMEN ONCE DANCED THIS WAY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Treading the tender flowers of grass
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CRYING ASIA! THAT FAMOUS PLACE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And things made of ivory
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


CUPIDO; REVIVAL OF AN ANTIQUATED FIGURE ... MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Roseate darling
Last Line: Systems and rights lie forgotten behind us.
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Babies; Cupid; Divorce; Love; Marriage; Mythology - Classical; Infants; Eros; Weddings; Husbands; Wives


CURLS ( ) PLACING THE LYRE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DANCERS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DAUGHTER OF KINGS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Hail!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DAWN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DAWN WITH SMALL GOLDEN FEET, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


DECEMBER: OF APHRODITE, by WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whatever the books may say, or the plausible
Last Line: In the hazel gold of her eyes, the world is green
Alternate Author Name(s): Merwin, W. S.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical


DELICATE ADONIS DIES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And rend your robes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


DESIRE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Roars through trees
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DO I REALLY STILL LONG FOR VIRGINITY?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DON'T STIR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The trash
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


DONE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The wandering
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DOUN GAES THE MUIN HERSEL, AN AA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: His shirt of phoenician red
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DOWNWARD MY TEARS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And a high wind blow him away
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DREAM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


DUSK AND WESTERN STAR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Hesperos, most beautiful %of stars
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EARTH WITH HER MANY GARLANDS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is embroidered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EKTOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ENDLESS NIGHT, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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., by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Happy bridegroom, hesper brings
Last Line: Happy bridegroom, seek your bride
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Wedding Song


EROS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS SEIZES AND SHAKES MY VERY SOUL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Shaking ancient oaks
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS SHOOK ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Like wind exploding on mountain oak
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS THE LIMB-LOOSENER SHAKES ME AGAIN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: That sweet, bitter, impossible creature
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS WEAVER OF MYTHS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Eros bringer of pain
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS, CHILD OF GEA AND OURANOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EROS, WEAVER OF TALES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ETERNAL APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And be yourself my ally in the chase
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENING, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Hesper, thou bringest home all that radiant dawn has scattered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENING STAR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: You bring back the goat, your bring to its mother the child
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


EVENSONG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: All things thou bringest, hesper, that the bright dawn did part
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FALLING DOWNWARD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FAR MORE MELODIOUS THAN THE HARP, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: More golden than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FAR MORE MELODIOUS THAN THE LYRE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: More golden than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FAREWELL, O BRIDE, FAREWELL O HONORED GROOM, FAREWELL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FEET OF THE DOORKEEPER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Ten shoemakers worked to stitch them
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FESTIVAL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FIRST NEWS OF SPRINGTIME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The lovesong of the nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FLOWERS FOR THE GRACES, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR APHRODITA, THIS PURPLE HANDKERCHIEF, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: An honored gift from phokaia
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


FOR ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nor the bee
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR MY MOTHER SAID, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of the children of kleanax %horribly wasted
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOR THE SAKE OF THE OLD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Voice ( ) %before
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


FOR WHEN I SEE YOU OPPOSITE ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FORD AT THE RIVER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FOREVER DEAD, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Moon's set, and pleiads
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


FRAE THE AIOLIC O PSAPPHO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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), by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You: an achilles' apple
Last Line: Poised beyond their reach
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT 105(C), by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O my mountain hyacinth
Last Line: A scarlet stain upon the earth
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 100, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: And wrapped her well
Last Line: With delicate linen
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 101, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Crimson scented scarves
Last Line: Expensive gifts
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 102, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 106, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Superior, as the lesbian bard to foreigners
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 107, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Do I long still for my maidenhood?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


FRAGMENT: 117, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Good-bye to the bride! Good-bye to the groom!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 118, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: But come
Last Line: Take voice
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 120, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: For I am not spiteful
Last Line: Of an innocent child
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 122, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A delicate girl
Last Line: Plucking buds
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 123, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: In golden sandals dawn
Last Line: Had just come to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 124, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You yourself, kalliope
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 125, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I myself wove garlands once
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


FRAGMENT: 130, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 131, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 133, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Andromeda makes a fair exchange
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 134, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I spoke with you
Last Line: O kypros-born
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 135, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Why, o irana
Last Line: The swallow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 136, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Messenger of spring
Last Line: The nightingale
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 142, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Leto and niobe were best of friends
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 143, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Golden pulse bloomed upon the shore
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 144, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: With more
Last Line: Of gorgo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 145, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Don't move the pebble piles
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 146, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: For me neither honey nor bee
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 147, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Someone, I say
Last Line: Will remember us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 151, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The black sleep of the night
Last Line: Cloaks my eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 152, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Mingled with colors of every kind
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 158, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beware the vainly barking tongue
Last Line: When rage spreads in the chest
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 159, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You and my servant love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 161, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Guard her, bridgegrooms
Last Line: Kings of citadels
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 166, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: They say that leda once
Last Line: An egg of hyacinthine %blue
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 167, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Whiter far than an egg
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 168, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: For adonis, woe
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 168C, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Brindled the earth
Last Line: Of many wreaths
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 192, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Goblets, gold-bossed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 29, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Gorgo's necklace and robes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 32, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Who brought me honor
Last Line: With the gift of their works
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 33, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 35, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Either panormos or kypros or paphps
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 39, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: An embroidered shoe
Last Line: Covered her foot
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 40, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I sacrifice to you
Last Line: Of a white goat
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 41, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Toward you beautiful girls
Last Line: My thought is unalterable
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 42, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 44, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 46, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Upon luxurious cushions
Last Line: I'll lay my limbs down
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 47, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Love shook
Last Line: Batters the oak
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 48, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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: 51, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I know not what to do
Last Line: I'm of two minds
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 52, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I couldn't hope
Last Line: With my two hands
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 53, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Rosy-armed graces
Last Line: Come here to us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FRAGMENT: 54, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Love came from heaven
Last Line: Clad in crimson cloak
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


FRIEND, YOU ARE GONE, BUT REMEMBER ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Lay, sweet, %your head
Last Line: You love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FROM SAPPHO, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Round the fair moon stars veil their heads
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


FULL MOON APPEARED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: All around the altar
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GARDEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: There the cool water ripples
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GARDEN OF THE NYMPHS, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: With honey in her words
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GIRL PICKING A FLOWER JUST OPENED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GIRL WITH THE PLEASING VOICE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GIRLHOOD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: When in her roundness she burns silver %about the world
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GODDESS OF PERSUASION, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Daughter of aphrodita
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GODDESS, I SPOKE WITH YOU IN A DREAM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Cyprus-born aphrodite
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GODS ( ) TEARS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GOLDEN CHICKPEAS GREW ALONG THE SHORE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GOLDEN GOBLETS WITH KNUCKLEBONE STEMS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


GONGYLA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: On the banks of acheron.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


GRACES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: You, at least
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


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


GROWING OLD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Kalliope %feel
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAIL, BRIDE!, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Long life!
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAND BAG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAUGHTIER THAN A HORSE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: More than you do me?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE GLEAMS LIKE A GOD THAT, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Beat your breasts, girls, and tear your clothes.'
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS DYING, KYTHEREA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Tear your dresses
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE IS MORE THAN A HERO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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 SEEMS TO BE A GOD, THAT MAN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: But endure, even this grief of love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HE WHO IS FAIR IS FAIR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: In time be also fair
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HEART, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Caressed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HEKATE, THE SHINING GOLD ATTENDANT OF APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HER GIFTS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Rich lydian patterns across the toes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HERE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Again
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HERE ARE FIND GIFTS, CHILDREN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Against all the outlanders
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HIM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Becomes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


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


HOPE OF LOVE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: All night long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HORSES IN FLOWERS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than lydian chariots battling in armament
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


HYMN TO APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of the little girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


I AM WILLING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I BID YOU, TAKE YOU LYRE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I made this prayer to her
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I COME FORWARD, TELL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DO NOT THINK THAT ANY GIRL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO. I HAVE TWO THOUGHTS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I DON'T KNOW WHICH WAY I'M RUNNING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE A BEAUTIFUL LITTLE GIRL: THE GOLDEN FLOWERS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I HAVE NO EMBROIDERED HEADBAND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of its beauty
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED THEE, ATTHIS, IN THE LONG AGO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED YOU ATHIS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Without any grace
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I LOVED YOU ONCE, ATTHIS, LONG AGO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I MIGHT LEAD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I MISS YOU AND YEARN AFTER YOU, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I PUT HERE, MY LAZY GIRL, THIS SOFT CUSHION, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WAS IN LOVE WITH YOU, ATIS, ONCE, LONG AGO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Flow like water over the gentle cushions
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WISH THE CHILD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Many a joy
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


I WISH TO GO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


IDYLL 1. LAMENT FOR ADONIS, by BION    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Wail, wail, ah for adonis! He is lost to us, lovely
Last Line: Thou must lament him again, and again shed tears in a new year.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Cythera (greek Island); Grief; Love - Loss Of; Mythology - Classical; Sorrow; Sadness


IF MY NIPPLES WERE TO DRIP MILK, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: When my cloth was on the loom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IF YOU CARE FOR ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: That is in your eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


IMMORTAL APHRODITE, ON YOUR PATTERNED THORNE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Women


IN ANSWER TO ALCAEUS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


INSCRIPTION ON A WINE JUG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Beside the temple where stone altars
Last Line: Fit for her festivities
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IS FRAGRANT, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ISLAND AIGA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IT IS NOT FITTING TO MOURN THE DEAD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Let us have no mourning here
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


IT WAS YOU, ATTHIS, WHO SAID, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For mourning to enter a home of poetry
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


JEALOUSY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


JUST WHEN DAWN IN HER GOLDEN SANDALS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


KYPRIAN AND SEA-DAUGHTERS OF NEREOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Coming again this second time
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LADY DAWN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LATO AND NIOBA WERE VERY LOVING FRIENDS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LEAD OFF, MY LYRE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And we shall sing together
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LEAVE YOUR SIEGE OF HER VIOLET SOFTNESS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: We shall stay awake and sing
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


LEMON (LUMUNA), by STANLEY H. BARKAN    Poem Source                
First Line: Pumaroro! Nespole! Lumuna!'
Last Line: So sweetly nippled waiting for a kiss
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Kisses; Lemons; Mythology - Classical


LET ME WISH THE CHILD OF THE HOUSE OF POLYANAX, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: A most good day
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LETTER TO ANAKTORIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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


LIBERA ME, by ERNEST CHRISTOPHER DOWSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Goddess the laughter-loving, aphrodite, befriend!
Last Line: Having the first-fruits and flower of me, cast me the core.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical


LIFT HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Like ares is he - %bigger far than a man
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIFT HIGH THE ROOFBEAM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIKE THE SUCCULENT APPLE THAT BLUSHES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Underfoot, and on the ground the purple blossom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LITTLE GIRLS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of leaves
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LONELINESS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Midnight, %and the small hours
Last Line: I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOOM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Talk to me
Last Line: Pricks me %with %desire
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOST FRIEND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Atthis, our own loved anactoria
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOST HEART, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot, sweetest mother
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOST MAIDENHEAD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: As the hyacinth high on the mountains under the shepherds' tread
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVE, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Yet, atthis, you despise my being. %to chase andromeda, you leave me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVE, LET THE WIND CRY ON THE DARK MOUNTAIN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LOVING GIRLS MORE THAN GELLO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


LUCKY BRIDEGROOM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Women


LYRIC; THREE VERSIONS: 1, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon has set
Last Line: I sleep alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Solitude


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


MAID UNWED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Never afain shall I come %to you. Never again
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAIDENS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Blames me in my anguish
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAY YOU SLEEP, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of a tender friend
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MAY YOU SLEEP UPON YOUR GENTLE COMPANION'S BREAST, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ME AWAY FROM THEM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The guard corporal %wrestling
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MEDEIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MERMAIDS AND YOU BRINE-BORN ON THE KYPROS SAND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Put away the evil
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MIKA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Dewfall upon the world
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MINGLED WITH COLORS OF EVERY KIND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MINNIE, I CANNA CAA MY WHEEL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Amang derk ghaists stravaigan sichtlesslie
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MISTRESS DAWN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MITYLENE ON RETURN FROM EXILE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: We round machaera in in one eager sweep
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MNAISIDKIA, LOVELIER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of the tender flesh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And so the women stood around the altar
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS DRIFTED OFF, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS SET, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Time passes, time passes, and I lie alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HAS SET, AND THE PLEIADES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Alone in my bed
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOON HATH LEFT THE SKY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: But on my couch alone I lie
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MORE HARMONIOUS THAN LYRES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MORE SWEETLY TUNED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And more golden %than gold
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MORE VALUABLE THAN GOLD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL THE STARS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Leaving that golden
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


MY MOTHER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Where shall I get one
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


MY MUSE, WHAT AILS THIS ARDOUR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I should so rashly ripp up
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEAR ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Girls ( %around
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEIGHBORS OF THE GENTLE MOON STARS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Anyone more vexing than you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NEVER, IRANA, HAVE I MET ANYBODY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: More bothersome than you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


NIGHTINGALE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The lovers' nightingale
Last Line: The clamorous angel of the spring
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NINIE, by FRANCIS PICABIA    Poem Text                
First Line: Perfumes, flowers, love, dancing, music
Last Line: P.S. Don quixote is an example.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Dadaism; Italy; Mythology - Classical; Italians


NOT EVEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Longing %pleased
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOT ONE GIRL, I THINK, WILL EVER LOOK ON THE SUNLIGHT, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: This beauty of girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


NOTICE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


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


O ADONIS!, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O BEAUTIFUL, O GRACEFUL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O BEAUTIFUL, O GRACEFUL GIRL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


O DREAM ON YOUR DARK WINGS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: But may I have %them all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


O POLLYANNA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Good-bye, good bye
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


O THERE ARE NO OTHERS LIKE HER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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!, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OBLIVION, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Sans record %sans regret
Last Line: In the house of dis
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


ODE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Like a god I reckon the man to be who
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO ANACTORIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by MARGARET SACKVILLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Not from calm waters only has she sprung
Last Line: The flaming storm may light her festival.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Aphrodite, splendour-enthroned, undying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ODE TO APHRODITE (1), by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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), by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Splendor-throned queen, immortal aphrodite
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OF DORIKHA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To be half asleep with love
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OF EROS, ANXIOUS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To make it last all night long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OF THE MUSES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


OLD AGE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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., by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Shoulder to shoulder
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ONCE UPON A TIME, THE STORY GOES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Leda found a hyacinthine egg
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ORCHARD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Cool water among apple boughs
Last Line: Sleep falling from quicksilver leaves
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


OVER THE EYES NIGHT'S BLACK SLUMBER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PAIN PENETRATES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My drop
Last Line: By drop
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Pain


PARALYSIS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nowhere near you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PARTING, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Than dry grass and lack little %of dying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PEERS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Gods %shameful
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


PERCUSSION, SALT AND HONEY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Snake-sly, invincible
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PHRASE REMEMBERED BY ARISTIDES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Brightness that strikes the eyes
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLACE THERE THE NATURE OF THE VIOLET BREASTED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLACES SUCCESS ON YOUR LIPS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Our lady of cyprus, %for praying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PLEASE, MY GODDESS, GOLDENCROWNED APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Let this very lot fall to me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


PRAYER FOR CHARAXOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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


PRETTY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Artemis
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


PURE AND HOLY GRACES AND MUSES WHO LIVE AT PIERIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


REBUKE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Therefore thou wouldst mingle with those and grieve me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


RETURN, GONGYLA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Sweat
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


ROSE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Andromeda certainly has her fair return
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SAPPHO: A GARLAND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I shall come
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SARDIS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Desire gnaws at her tender heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SCHOLAR ARISTIDES, PONDERING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I shall be remembered
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SEIZURE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: That struggled %to cobble them
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SEVEN WAYS IN TERROR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Her beauty %is
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHALL GIVE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The mind %luck
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE CALLS HER DAUGHTER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE HAD OTHERS AT KYTHEREA TO NURSE HER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: She writes these matters to andromeda
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SHE TAUGHT THE CHAMPION RUNNER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Hero of gyara
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


SILENCE IN DEATH, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Against me green %harsh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SINCE WHOMEVER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Injure me most of all
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SLENDER GRACES AND MUSES WITH BEAUTIFUL HAIR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Come hither, come now
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SLICK WITH SLIME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And from ( %o girls
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SODA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOFTER THAN A FINE DRESS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOME PREFER A GLORY OF HORSEMEN; WARSHIPS., by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: In time hereafter
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SOMETIMES SHE CLOSED HER EYES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: All night long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SONG FOR THE GODDESS OF LOVE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Did jove a queen of flowers decree
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SPRING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: On the banks of acheron
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SPRING'S MESSENGER, THE LOVELY VOICED NIGHTINGALE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STAND BESIDE ME, WORSHIPED HERA, STRANGE IN A DREAM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Virgins ( %around
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STAR OF EVENING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Over the earth her radiant glow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STARS AROUND THE LUMINOUS MOON - HOW SOON THEY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Glamors the landscape...
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Stars


STARS AROUND THE MOON IN HER BEAUTY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: From our sight
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


STAYING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To say this
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SUPREME SIGHT ON THE BLACK EARTH, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For there is no pathway up great olympos %for humankind
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SWALLOW, SWALLOW, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Why me, why me?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


SWEETPEAS FLOWERED GOLDEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: All over the marsh
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


SWEETVOICED GIRL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TENDER GIRL PICKING FLOWERS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TENDERER THAN THE ROSE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THANK YOU, MY DEAR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: While you were gone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT LABOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thus I pray %that %I long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT LABOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I long
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THAT MAN IS PEER OF THE GODS, WHO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


THE CLOUD, by THEOPHILE GAUTIER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: A cloud the far horizon scales
Last Line: Over her satin shoulder slim.
Alternate Author Name(s): Theo, Le Bon
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Clouds; Mythology; Mythology - Classical


THE DUST OF TIMAS, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Bright stars, around the fair selene peering
Last Line: Floods the world over.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


THE NEW APHRODITE, by WILLIAM PETERFIELD TRENT    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the deep sea - stream
Last Line: Daughter of god.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Greece; Mythology; Mythology - Classical; Greeks


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


THEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Oaks in the mountains
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE A BOWL OF AMBROSIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For everything good for the groom
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE A BOWL OF AMBROSIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: With an intelligence like hers
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE OUGHT NOT TO BE / THRENODIES IN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Be fitting for us
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THERE'S A MAN, I REALLY BELIEVE, COMPARES WITH., by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: In shame; you'd state your claim
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THESE ARE THE ASHES OF TIMAS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I shall sing in splendid songs
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEY GAVE ME HONOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The gift of their skill
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEY HAVE HONORED ME WITH THE GIFT OF, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Their works
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THEY WORE RED YARN TO BIND THEIR HAIR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Their lovely hair with bright sharp bronze
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THOSE DISCORDS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Will reach the sky
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


THOUGH YOU ARE MY LOVER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: I could not bear to be the older
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


THREE LETTERS TO ANAKTORIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: For day is near
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TIL ANAKTORIA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You have no time for poetry
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


TO A ROSE, by HORACE SMITH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou new-born rose, emerging from the dew
Last Line: Love to mankind, and confidence in god.
Alternate Author Name(s): Smith, Horatio
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Flowers; Love; Mankind; Mythology - Classical; Roses; Human Race


TO ALCAEUS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Immortal on thy many-splendoured throne
Last Line: Be thou to me.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Aphrodite, daughter of zeus, undying
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO APHRODITE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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', by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: No meadow ......... Dance %.............. And murmurings %...............
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO DIE IS EVIL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Else they would die
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO GYRINNO, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO ME HE SEEMS LIKE A GOD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And eros never approaches her
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO THE URANIAN APHRODITE, by NEWMAN HOWARD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My days pass wreathed in dreams while time's dim room
Last Line: Hope's rainbow gleamed through foam of troubled seas.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Fate; Flowers; Love; Mythology - Classical; Time; Destiny


TO WHAT SHALL I BEST LIKEN YOU, DEAR BRIDEGROOM?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: To a tender sapling I can best compare you
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TO WHOSE EYES?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TONIGHT I'VE WATCHED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: In bed alone
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical; Solitude


TOO MUCH IS ENOUGH, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of that girl gorgo
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TOWARD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of the arrows
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TOWARD YOU BEAUTIFUL GIRLS MY THOUGHTS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Never alter
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 4. AS THE GREEKS DREAMED, by EDWARD CARPENTER    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: On the loose hot sands at foot of the cliffs
Last Line: With nature may either know or understand the other.
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Goddesses & Gods; Greece; Mythology; Mythology - Classical; Greeks


TRENCH FOR WATERING THE GARDEN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


TRULY I WISH I WERE DEAD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: You quenched your desire %for tender
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


UNTIL ALL OF YOU ARE WILLING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


VINES TRELLISED ON POLES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


VIOLET BREASTED DAUGHTER OF KRONOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


VISION, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WE WILL GIVE HER, HER FATHER SAYS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEAKER THAN WATER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEALTH WITHOUT EXCELLENCE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: The best of blessedness
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEALTH WITHOUT MORAL SPLENDOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: There is no higher fortune
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEALTH WITHOUT VIRTUE IS NO HARMLESS NEIGHBOR, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WEDDING SONG: 1, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
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


WET HANDKERCHIEF, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHAT COUNTRY GIRL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Reticent still, with the blind dead, unknown
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN FURY RAGES IN THE BREAST, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Watch that reiterating tongue
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHEN NIGHTLONG SLUMBER CLOSES THEIR EYES, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


WHEN SONGS FROM THE HEART, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


WHEN YOU LIE ON A SLAB STRETCHED OUT DEAD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Besplendor those important feet
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHETHER CYPRUS KEEPS YOU OR PAPHOS OR PANORMOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHETHER YOU ARE AT KYPROS AND PAPHOS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or at panormos
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHILE THEY KEPT WATCH AROUND HER, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Lords of the town
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHITER BY FAR THAN AN EGG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHITER THAN MILK, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WHO IS THIS WILD GIRL WITH THE CHARM, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of those girlish days?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


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


WISE IN MANY THINGS, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH EYES LIKE THAT, STAND STILL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Bold as friends before each other
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH QUICKENED HEART THEY HOVERED, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: My heart grows chill
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH THAT ISLAND-BORN, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And all in a dream
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH THE BRIDE THAT HAPPY, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Let the bridegroom rejoice
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITH WHAT EYES?, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WITHOUT GUILE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WORD WENT AROUND, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Young beyond acheron
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WORLD, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: It is humiliating
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


WRAPPED UP IN RICH SHAGGY WOOL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YEARNING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And flutter around andromeda
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HAVE BEGUN TO FORGET ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or do you love some other?
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HAVE COME, AND DONE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: That burned my heart
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN ME, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Or else you love some other person more than me
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU LAY IN WAIT, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And suddenly: beauty %of your garments
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU MAKE ME HOT, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU SHOWED UP. I WANTED YOU, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Who in a breath chilled me to the marrow
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU TOO, KALLIOPA, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: Yourself
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU WERE TO ME THEN A SHY LITTLE GIRL, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOU WHO SPURNED ME AND MY SONG, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
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, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: In hades' house, and flutter about %among the dark, not illustrious dead
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOUNG BRIDE, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Like to the apple reddest-bright
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical


YOUR DARLING, by SAPPHO    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Erotic Love; Love; Mythology - Classical