I Longed for You…

After Sappho, fragment 48

I longed for you. You came.
You cooled my heart.
Your words were hands
which cupped its flame.

Sappho, Fragment 48

ἦλθες, ἔγω δέ σ᾿ ἐμαιόμαν,
ὂν δ᾿ ἔψυξας ἔμαν φρένα καιομέναν πόθῳ.