Come la mela dolce rosseggia sull’alto del ramo,
alta sul ramo più alto: la scordarono i coglitori.
No, certo non la scordarono: non poterono raggiungerla.


At the end of the bough–its uttermost end,
Missed by the harvesters, ripens the apple,
Nay, not overlooked, but far out of reach,

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