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Stupisce le placide vene

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Stupisce le placide vene
quel flutto soave e straniero,
quel rivolo, labile, lene,
d'ignota sorgente, che sembra
che inondi di blando mistero
le pie sigillate sue membra.
le gracili membra non sanno
lo schianto, non sanno l'amplesso:
nel cuore, sì forse un affanno
c'è, l'ombra di un palpito, l'orma
d'un grido: il respiro sommesso
d'un vago ricordo che dorma;
che dorma nel cuore ed esali
nel cuore il suo sonno romito.
La vergine sogna: ecco, un alito
piccolo, accanto... un vagito...

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:15
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