mare nostrum

 

Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
καὶ Πληΐαδες, μέσαι δέ
νύκτες, πάρα δ’ ἔρχετ’ ὤρα,
ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω.

 

“The moon and the Pleiades have set,
it is midnight,
time is passing,
but I sleep alone.”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken near the island of Thera (Santorini) in 1992.


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  1. “You may forget but let me tell you this: someone in some future time will think of us” ~ Sappho

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