by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750)

Son fra scogli e fra procelle
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Son fra scogli e fra procelle  
debil legno combattuto,
sposto a' venti in alto mar.

Or m'innalzo, or son perduto,
e fra l'onde al cor rubelle
temo ogn'ora naufragar.


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Betwixt rocks and fearsome storms", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-25
Line count: 6
Word count: 29