It’s No Use / Mother Dear… By Sappho

It’s No Use / Mother Dear… By Sappho Translated By Mary Barnard It’s no use Mother dear, Ican’t finish myweaving            You mayblame Aphrodite soft as she is she has almostkilled me withlove for that boy Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Share on telegram Share on email Copyright © 2012 by The Estate of Mary […]

I asked myself / What, Sappho, can By Sappho

I asked myself / What, Sappho, can… By Sappho Translated By Mary Barnard I asked myself What, Sappho, canyou give one whohas everything,like Aphrodite? Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on whatsapp Share on telegram Share on email Copyright © 2012 by The Estate of Mary Barnard. Read More Poetry

Charaxos and Larichos By Sappho

Charaxos and Larichos By Sappho Translated By William Logan Say what you like about Charaxos,that’s a fellow with a fat-bellied shipalways in some port or other.What does Zeus care, or the rest of his gang? Now you’d like me on my knees,crying out to Hera, “Blah, blah, blah,bring him home safe and free of warts,”or blubbering, […]