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Un figlio! che posa nel letto

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Un figlio! che posa nel letto
suo vergine! e cerca assetato
le fonti del vergine petto!
O figlio d'un intimo riso
dell'anima! o fiore non nato
da seme, e sbocciato improvviso!
Tu fiore non retto da stelo,
tu luce non nata da fuoco,
tu simile a stella del cielo;
dal cielo dell'anima, ov'ora
sbocciasti improvviso, tra poco
tu dileguerai nell'aurora.
In tanto tu vivi per una
breve ora; in un'anima, in tanto,
di vergine: in quella tua cuna
tu piangi il tuo tacito pianto.

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