Sappho

(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Awed By Her Splendor - Poem by Sappho

Awed by her splendor
stars near the lovely
moon cover their own
bright faces
when she
is roundest and lights
earth with her silver


Comments about Awed By Her Splendor by Sappho

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal Mohammed Asim Nehal (3/8/2016 5:07:00 AM)

    Great imagery and nice poem (Report) Reply

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  • Barbara Derbyshire (10/20/2015 12:42:00 AM)

    A poem of true love from Sappho Some women are pure silver. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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