Fior di Maggio


General Description

Date: 1869
Rhyme: a4b3a4c3
Meter: iambic
Genre: quatrain

Scholarly Commentary


DGR wrote this quatrain in a notebook now housed in the Wormsley Library. It was composed at approximately the same time that he wrote the sonnet “English May”, a copy of which is in the same notebook.

Printing History

First printed by WMR in 1911. This text does not give DGR's alternate reading for lines 1-2.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 46-1869.raw.xml