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Sappho by Bliss Carman
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Mar 25, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: reviewed, poetry
Read from March 25 to 29, 2012

In this collection of poetry, Bliss Carman imagines the words of the Greek poet Sappho, whose work has mostly been lost. The book is structured as a series of poems (one hundred), as if written by Sappho, using fragments of her surviving work. Carman seems to do well in capturing her voice and perspective. The result if a lovely, imaginative set of poems, mostly focused on love and the beauty of nature.

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