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.
Three Poems by Amy Lowell
Song Cycle by Carl Engel (1883 - 1944)
?. A decade  [sung text not yet checked]
- by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925), "A decade", appears in Pictures of the Floating World, first published 1919 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Nel decimo anniversario", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
1 Hudson: "Yet"
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