by Salvatore Quasimodo (1901 - 1968)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Ed è sùbito sera
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Ognuno sta solo sul cuor della terra
trafitto da un raggio di sole;
ed è sùbito sera.


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Et soudain c'est le soir", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Et soudain c'est le soir
Language: French (Français)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Chacun se tient seul au cœur du monde
transpercé par un rayon de soleil :
et soudain c'est le soir


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This text was added to the website: 2015-06-18
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