When you came, you were like red wine and honey,
And the taste of you burnt my mouth with its sweetness.
Now you are like morning bread,
Smooth and pleasant.
I hardly taste you at all for I know your savour,
[But]1 I am completely nourished.
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1 Hudson: "Yet"
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- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Nel decimo anniversario", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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