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Wednesday, 18 April 2012 00:00

Invoking Aphrodite, the Goddess of love

Cnidus Aphrodite Altemps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Sappho,

Who was Aphrodite and how much power did she have in the ancient world? I understand that Sappho invokes Aphrodite in some of her poem fragments. Can you tell me more?

Published in Books & Poetry
Friday, 23 September 2011 00:00

Please Describe the Sapphic Meter

poet sappho

 

Dear Sappho,

Is there really a poetry meter named after you? Could you please describe that style and explain a little bit about the various terms regarding your poetry form and technique? It seems specific but I can’t put my finger on the precise form. Thank you. I am a lifelong huge fan and admirer of your poetry.

Sincerely, Poetry Lover

Published in Books & Poetry

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