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Amelia Rosselli
Amelia Rosselli
A self-described "poet of research" as well as a translator, musician, and musicologist, she was the author of eight poetry collections...
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by Amelia Rosselli
translated by Jennifer Scappettone

The sea has white points that I don't know and tempo, so good
it wags good in my embrace, I corrupt sweetly—
and slight it laments the aches at the knee touched to me.
Without spite I remind you of an immense day of joy
but you forget true knowledge. If the night is a 
trueful abature I would like again to play with the sweet
belles mister who taught you that giving or the true, is
not true.

Sensing sweet tyranny die I recall you,
eager siren—but the face stripped of a lucid prediction
of other faults and docile submissions promotes idiot
hopes in me.

Grave misfortunes solicit.

The truth is a death entire.






From Locomotrix by Amelia Rosselli, edited and translated by Jennifer Scappettone. Copyright 2012 by University of Chicago Press. Used by permission of the publisher.
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