Tom Simard

Poetry, Music, and Prose

Sappho Fragment (96)

“But now she is conspicuous among Lydian women
as sometimes at sunset
the rosyfingered moon

surpasses all the stars. And her light
stretches over salt sea
equally and flowerdeep fields.”

From Anne Carson’s If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho

 

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2 thoughts on “Sappho Fragment (96)

  1. Inese Poga Art Gallery on said:

    It is good idea to publish such fragments. Stay warm!

    Like

  2. Thanks. You, too!

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