Alpine Glow

Our lives are Swiss —
So still — so Cool —
Till some odd afternoon
The Alps neglect their Curtains
And we look farther on!

Italy stands the other side!
While like a guard between —
The solemn Alps —
The siren Alps
Forever intervene!

—Emily Dickenson

See also the map and picture of Lugano.

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Last modified: Thu Mar 7 13:29:30 CET 2002