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Vita Sackville-West Erotic Poem Discovered

May 1, 2013

"[The] verse, written in French to her lover Violet Trefusis and translated by Harvey James, the scholar who found it, contrasts daytime strolls through floral meadows with 'intoxicating night' when 'I search on your lip for a madder caress/ I tear secrets from your yielding flesh'." The Guardian (UK) 04/29/13

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