Three poems by Josephine Balmer

JOSEPHINE BALMER’s recent collection, The Paths of Survival (Shearsman),was short-listed for the 2017 London Hellenic Prize. Other works include Letting Go (Agenda Editions, 2017), The Word for Sorrow (Salt, 2007), Chasing Catullus (Bloodaxe, 2004), Catullus: Poems of Love and Hate (2004) and Classical Women Poets (1996). Her translations of Sappho were recently reissued in an…