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.
1 Hudson: "Yet"
- by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925), "A decade", appears in Pictures of the Floating World, first published 1919 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Carl Engel (1883 - 1944), "A decade", published 1922 [medium voice and piano], from Three Poems by Amy Lowell [text not verified]
- by Andrew Hudson , "A decade" [voice and piano] [text verified 1 time]
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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