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Brewer's: Sappho of Toulouse

Clémence Isaure (2 syl.), a wealthy lady of Toulouse, who instituted in 1490 the “Jeux Floraux,” and left funds to defray their annual expenses. She composed a beautiful Od…

Sara Teasedale: Sappho I

Sappho IMidnight, and in the darkness not a sound, So, with hushed breathing, sleeps the autumn night; Only the white immortal stars shall know, Here in the house with the low-lintelled door, …

Sara Teasdale: Sappho

SapphoSara TeasdaleThe twilight's inner flame grows blue and deep, And in my Lesbos, over leagues of sea, The temples glimmer moonwise in the trees. Twilight has veiled the little flower face …

Sara Teasedale: Sappho III

Sappho IIIFrom " Helen of Troy and Other Poems."The twilight's inner flame grows blue and deep, And in my Lesbos, over leagues of sea, The temples glimmer moon-wise in the trees. Twilight has …

Sara Teasedale: Sappho II

Sappho IIOh Litis, little slave, why will you sleep? These long Egyptian noons bend down your head Bowed like the yarrow with a yellow bee. There, lift your eyes no man has ever kindled, Dark …

O'Hara, John Myers

O'Hara, John Myers[1870-1944](2)Author of "Songs of the Open", 1909; "The Poems of Sappho: An Interpretative Rendition into English", 1910; "Pagan Sonnets", 1910; "The Ebon Muse", 1914; "Manha…

Unpublished Poems of John Keats

Bright star! would I were sted...After dark vapours have oppress’d our plains After dark vapours have oppress’d our plains For a long dreary season, comes a day Born of the gentle South, …

Sara Teasdale: The Unchanging

The UnchangingSun-swept beaches with a light wind blowing From the immense blue circle of the sea, And the soft thunder where long waves whiten — These were the same for Sappho as for me.Two…

MacKaye, Percy

MacKaye, Percy[1875-1956](2)Born at New York City, March 16, 1875. Educated at Harvard University and the University of Leipzig. He has written many poetic dramas and several volumes of lyri…