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

Piena splendeva la luna
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Available translation(s): ENG
Piena splendeva la luna
Quando presso l'altare si fermarono.

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  • ENG English (T. P. (Peter) Perrin) , title 1: "The moon shone at the full", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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The moon shone at the full
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
The moon shone at the full
when next to the altar they halted.


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