by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation by Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov (1866 - 1949)

Mat` milaya! stanok
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Mat` milaya! stanok
    Stal mne posty'l,
  I tkat` net sily'.

Mne serdce strast` krushit;
    Chary' tomyat
  Kipridy' nezhnoj.

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Confirmed with Сапфо и Алкей, Харьков "Фолио", 2008, page 52.

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