Franco Sacchetti

(c. 1335 – c. 1400 / Florence)

Franco Sacchetti Poems

1. Caccia 3/29/2012
2. Ballata 3/29/2012
3. On A Wet Day 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Franco Sacchetti

On A Wet Day

As I walked thinking through a little grove,
Some girls that gathered flowers came passing me,
Saying -- "Look here! look there!" delightedly.
"O here it is!" "What's that?" "A lily? love!"
"And there are violets!"
"Farther for roses! O the lovely pets!
The darling beauties! O the nasty thorn!
Look here, my hand's all torn!"
"What's that that jumps?" "O don't! It's a grasshopper!"
"Come, run! come, run!
Here's bluebells!" "O what fun!"
"Not that way! Stop her!"
"Yes! this way!" Pluck them then!"
"O, I've found mushrooms! O look here!" "O, I'm
Quite ...

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