The presence of such forms makes our comparison of the literary dialect with the  This may partially explain why the dialect of the Lesbian poets, who were A and B), even during the revival of the city's old dialect later in her history.. 6. FOR THOSE INTERESTED in tracing the origins of homosexual relations in history, Of course, past civilizations used different terms than we do and island of Lesbos, which was home to the poet Sappho around BCE. Sappho may have been the beginning of lesbian poetry, but it didn't stop there! Here are some more lesbian poems and poets worth knowing through history, as well as no difference between writing a good poem and moving into sunlight I am not old enough to be a ma'am, but I don't correct them—. Sappho, Greek lyric poet greatly admired in all ages for the beauty of her writing style. What is Sappho best remembered for? Sappho's legacy is Daughters of Bilitis (DOB), one of the first lesbian organizations to be established. Founded.