© by Salvatore Quasimodo (1901 - 1968)
Translation © by T. P. (Peter) Perrin

Tender Adonis is dying
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Tender Adonis is dying, O Cytherea
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Based onBased on
  • a text in Aeolic Greek by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE), "Κατθνάισκει, Κυθέρη᾽, ἄβρος"


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:32
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