Gone – andato via – plecat

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You pick a rose from the garden, its silhouette
You imagine as the dream of your beloved – you had picked it for her
And she gets the message, savors its perfume,
Puts it in a vase with care
A few hours later, the rose droops, only its leaves are still fighting it
– alike is the destiny of the one gone to foreign countries
The rose never picks itself. It’s always a third hand, The one that prophetically
Carries it
The lover receives flowers from anyone and you didn’t know
The garden keeps growing new shoots


scegli una rosa dal giardino, la sua sagoma
t’immagina come il sogno della tua amata – lo avevi scelto per lei
E il messaggio arriva, assapora il suo profumo,
lo mette in un vaso con cura
Poche ore dopo, la rosa si secca, solo le sue foglie ancora resistono
– Allo…

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