by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Nuvoletta opposta al sole
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Nuvoletta opposta al sole
spesso il giorno adombra e vela
ma non cela il suo splendor.
Copre invan le basse arene
picciol rio col velo ondoso,
che rivela il fondo algoso
la chiarezza dell’umor.

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "A small cloud", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-21
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