(c. 600 BCE / Greece)

Cyprian, In My Dream - Poem by Sappho

Cyprian, in my dream
the folds of a purple
kerchief shadowed
your cheeks --- the one

Timas one time sent,
a timid gift, all
the way from Phocaea

tr. Barnard

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  • Gold Star - 30,477 Points * Sunprincess * (9/4/2015 8:11:00 PM)

    ....a beautiful verse, with lovely imagery ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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