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Greek Love-Talk

Greek Love-Talk

What I have already learned as a lover,
I see you, beloved, learning angrily;
Then for you it distantly departed,
Now your destiny stands in all the stars.

Over your breasts we will together contend:
Since as glowingly shining they’ve ripened,
So also your hands desire to touch them
And their own pleasure superintend.



Poem Greek Love-Talk - Rainer Maria Rilke