The Cats Will Know by Cesare Pavese
"You too will make gestures. / You’ll answer with words— / face of springtime, / you too will make gestures."
In the Morning You Always Come Back by Cesare Pavese
Meanwhile, the world spins madly on. In the Morning You Always Come Back Cesare Pavese Dawn’s faint breath breathes with your mouth at the ends of empty streets. Gray light your eyes, sweet drops of dawn on dark hills. Your steps and breath like the wind of dawn smother
Two Poems for T. by Cesare Pavese
"You also are love. / Made of blood and earth / like the others."
“And then we cowards” by Cesare Pavese
"we reached our hands out / toward the living chain / in silence, but our heart / startled us with blood, / and no more sweetness then"