Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Four Sappho Fragments

I. Fragment 182:    Handbag.

In the Time of Sappho Classic Bag -- GF Studios, 
Based on John William Godward, In the Time of Sappho, 1904

Prada, Sappho Handbag Collection

II. Fragment 114:    
I don't know which way I'm running.  
My mind is part this way, part that.

III. Fragment 193:  That man seems to her.

IV. Fragment 165:  
All colors tangled together.

Sappho translation: Guy Davenport, Seven Greeks. New York, New Directions, 1995.

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