Happy Friday! I hope everyone has had a good week.
My chosen poem this week is by a favourite poet of mine and one I studied quite a bit for my dissertation. Sappho was an ancient Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. It is believed that this poem is the first time the moon was described as silver in any form of literature.
The Moon The stars about the lovely moon Fade back and vanish very soon, When, round and full, her silver face Swims into sight, and lights all space. Sappho