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Oliviero Ortodeo – Dormiremo insieme / We’ll sleep together

Edward Hopper, Excursion into philosophy, 1959 We’ll sleep togethertonight,my woman,in great lust.We’ll complete what we started time ago,and never finished.You and I in an embrace suitable for the worst bloodline.You and I in a martyr kissof the worst kind.Will we endor will we end to love each other?Barefoot whores are waiting for me out there,naked, with …

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Antonio Porta – Per caso mentre tu dormi / By chance, while you’re asleep

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, In bed, 1893 By chance, while you’re asleepwith my fingers I unintentionally tickle you, and you laugh,you laugh, still asleep,you laugh satisfied with your body, you embrace life even in slumber,like that day you told me:let me sleep, I have to finish a dream. Per caso mentre tu dormiper un involontario movimento delle ditati …

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Bernard de Ventadorn – Quando erba nuova e nuova foglia appare / When tender grass and leaves appear

Correggio, Venus and Cupid with a Satyr, c. 1528 If I could find her all alone,sleeping or playing so for fun, I’d steal the sweetest kiss I’ve known –I lack the worth to ask for one. Lady, by God, lady, our love’s getting nowhere;time flies away while we lose the best sharewe must speak only with …

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