Fragment 38 by Sappho

Sappho by Charles August Mengin 1877

Now Love, the ineluctable,
With bitter sweetness fills me,
Overwhelms me, and shakes my being.

Sappho
620 BC–550 BC

Morning Song by Russell Boyle

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About Russell Boyle

Russell Boyle is a mathematics teacher, writer, and poet. His poetry anthologies are titled The Beginning, Footprints and Loneliness. Russell is the author of the Year 7 to 8 Mathematics Short-Answer Tasks, the Year 7 to 10 Mathematics Multiple-Choice Tasks, the Year 9 to 10 Extended-Response Tasks, the solutions to the Year 12 VCAA Mathematics Exams and the Web-Programming For Beginners series of courses. Sample poems and questions may be downloaded from http://russellboyle.com
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