Three Poems by Amy Lowell

Song Cycle by Carl Engel (1883 - 1944)

Word count: 46

?. A decade [sung text not yet checked]

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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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Nel decimo anniversario", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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1 Hudson: "Yet"

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