Posts Tagged With: Sappho

i lie alone

 

“And my tongue stiffens into silence,
thin flames underneath my skin prickle and spark,
a rush of blood booms in my ears, and then my eyes go dark.”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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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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terpsichore

 

“Terpsikhore summons me to sing.”

 

~ Corinna ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Crete in October 1992.


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TERPSICHORE

 

“Terpsikhore summons me to sing.”

 

~ Corinna ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Crete in October 1992.


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I LIE ALONE

“And my tongue stiffens into silence,
thin flames underneath my skin prickle and spark,
a rush of blood booms in my ears, and then my eyes go dark.”

~ Sappho ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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THE HEART TORN OUT

 

“There is a wisdom of the head, and…a wisdom of the heart.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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