“Be Kind to Me” — Sappho


(Translation by Mary Barnard)

1 thought on ““Be Kind to Me” — Sappho”

  1. I can’t help feeling mesmerized every time I “hear” a wonderfull poetry translation such as this one. In portuguese, when we have no idea about something, say a foreign language, we usually say “That’s greek to me!”.
    Well. No matter how the original text would sound if I was acquainted with the ancient greek language.
    This translation is a poem in itself.
    Thank you Mary Barnard.
    Thank you Biblioklept. (Once I used to steal books, by the way!)


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