by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)

A decade
Language: English 
Available translation(s): ITA
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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1 Hudson: "Yet"

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

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Nel decimo anniversario", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2008-07-04
Line count: 6
Word count: 46