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Sibilla Aleramo – Gaudio l’amarti

René-Xavier Prinet, The Kreutzer Sonata, 1901 Gaudio l’amarti,illimitato gaudiocredere al riso dei tuoi occhi,e vertigine ancorala certezza d’esser da te cantata,oh più tardi, negli anni non più miei,or che tremare la vita sentosul ciglio estremo… Do you know this poem in English? Please contact me Go back to album – Sibilla Aleramo

Antonio Porta – C’è un foro nella tessitura celeste / There’s a hole

Franco Gentilini, Nudo con gatto, 1964 There is a hole in heaven’s quiltabove it an oblong white window closesthe frost seeps in through too tender glassesthe wood meltsinto the flamesinside there’s a melody that goes upa melody that goes down – the cat likes it too. (Transl. by D. Foglia) C’è un foro nella tessitura celestesopra si …

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John Keats – Dolci le udite melodie / Heard melodies are sweet

Harry George Theaker (1873-1954), A Song of Love Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter; therefore, ye soft pipes, play on; not to the sensual ear, but, more endear’d, pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone: fair youth, beneath the trees, thou canst not leave thy song, nor ever can those trees be …

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