Book Club | February 2014: Poems of Sappho

Some say an army of horsemen, some of footsoldiers, some of ships, is the fairest thing on the black earth, but I say it is what one loves. (Sappho 16, lines 1-4, trans. Julia Dubnoff) Sappho captures the essence of love and expresses it with words that makes your tongue have a breakdown and make fire rush under your skin. My tongue has a breakdown and a delicate– all of… Read more