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I am Yours

Frau Ava

I am yours,
you are mine.
Of this we are certain.
You are lodged in my heart,
the small key
is lost.
You must stay there
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"I am Yours" from A Book of Women Poets, edited by Willis and Aliki Barnstone, translated by Willis Barnstone.
Copyright © 1980, 1992 by Schocken Books Inc.
Reprinted by permission of the publishers.


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