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your soul is a rare landscape
where charming masques and bergamasques
play the lute and dance and seem
sad in their fantastic disguises
singing in the minor mode
love the conqueror and the lucky life
they nearly don't believe their good fortune
and their song blends in with the moonlight
calm moonlight sad and fair
that makes the birds dream in the trees
and fountains sob with ecstasy
big fountains svelte on marble