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Sappho born 630 B.C. in Lesbo. She was lyric poet. She wrote poetry that was admired by ancient world. Her poetry work was very personal in nature .She talk about herself, family , daughter and lovers. She also introduces ancient Greece to the word by her poetry .But

The theme of her poetry is emotions, love, passion and hatred. Most of her poems is about other woman‘s love. Her writing is not formally literary. There are also many incomplete poems and fragments in her poetry collection. She seem to be very modern in her thoughts, especially when it is about love, she likes to describe every detail about her lovers and sex. I wonder, even in the modern age, we could not find such open minded poet who has modern sense of exclusivity to her sex.

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    Sappho was born 630 B.C. on the island of Lesbos. She was a lyric poet who wrote poetry that was admired by many people in the ancient world. Her poetry was very personal in nature. She wrote about herself, her family, her daughter, and lovers. She also introduced ancient Greece to the word by her poetry. (<~~This last sentence doesn't make sense.)

    The themes of her poetry are emotions, love, passion, and hatred. Most of her poems are about other women's love. Her writing is not always formal. There are also many incomplete poems and fragments in her poetry collection. She seem to be very modern (<~~What does "modern" mean here? Modern in relation to when she lived? Or modern in relation to us today?) in her thoughts, especially when it is about love. She likes to describe every detail about her lovers and sex. I wonder, even in the modern age, if we can find such an open-minded poet who writes openly about homosexuality.

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    Sappho was born about 630 B.C. ...

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    Through out her poetry, she seems to be very passionate about her love .she talks about her lover “He seems to me Equal to Gods” .She thinks ,Her love for that man is undesirable .She loves him very much that she worship him like a God. She is at the top of her love and passion that she really thinks her lover is equal to God. Indeed, she is bold in her words and deeds. In her all poetry collection, she continued with the theme of love. She states that love is most beautiful thing in the world .Nothing could be compared with feeing. Like she said ,“Some say an army on horseback, some say on foot, and some say ships are the most beautiful things on this black earth, but I say it is whatever you love." Sappho's world is indeed based on love. Beside the love poems she wrote occasional poems and marriage song which were very famous during her lifetime.
    Simple, she was great poet .Her poetry has depth of feeling and delicacy and grace of

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