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1.
Novembre/ November
Gemmea l’aria, il sole così chiaro
che tu ricerchi gli albicocchi in fiore,
e del prunalbo l’odorino amaro
senti nel cuore
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2.
The Gold Of Night
In the houses where one
still converses with neighbors
beside the fire; where already
the daughter-in-law brings to
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3.
In The Fog
I stared into the valley: it was gone—
wholly submerged! A vast flat sea remained,
gray, with no waves, no beaches; all was one.
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4.
Xxiv. Calypso
And the blue sea loved him, swept him
far out for nine days and nights,
swept him to a distant island,
to the cave covered with leaves
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5.
Night-Blooming Jasmine
And the night-blooming flowers open,
open in the same hour I remember those I love.
In the middle of the viburnums
the twilight butterflies have appeared.
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6.
Passage
The swan sings. From deep in the marshes,
its voice chimes sharp and clear
like the striking of copper cymbals.
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7.
Last Dream
Out of a motionless infernal
shudder and clang of steel on steel
as wagons moved toward the eternal,
a sudden silence: I was healed.
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8.
La Quercia Caduta
Dov’era l’ombra, or sé la quercia spande
morta, né più coi turbini tenzona.
La gente dice: Or vedo: era pur grande!
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9.
Xxiii. The Truth
And there was a flowering garden in the sea,
in a sea glossy as the sky; and a song
of two Sirens did not resound yet,
because the meadow was distant.
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