Two new Sappho poems found!!! You guys!!1!!

Reblogged from Ceridwen:


 For the rest,
Let us turn it all over to higher powers;
For periods of calm quickly follow after
Great squalls.



from second link.




Given that only something like 500 lines of Sappho's poetry have survived, and much of it damaged or fragmented, finding two whole poems is a huuuuge deal. 


A woman in a garden. The title of the painting is


 ETA: Only one of the poems is reproduced in the link above. The other poem can be found here.