She never told her love
She never told her love,
But let concealment, like a worm in the bud,
Feed on her damask cheek...;
She sat, like Patience on a monument,
Smiling at grief.
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, title 1: "Mai raccontò il suo amore", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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