translated by Anne Carson
]makes a way with the mouth
]beautiful gifts children
]songdelighting clearsounding lyre
]all my skin old age already
hair turned white after black
]knees do not carry
]but what could I do?
]not possible to become
]Dawn with arms of roses
]bringing to the ends of the earth
But I love delicacy and this to me—
the brilliance and beauty of the sun—desire has allotted.
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