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Buda is a house that has given its name to a place. It stands on top of a hill and all around there is nothing but hills and ridges covered in vines. The poet lived there for a period and it was there that he got to know the seasons. Verso Buda was published in Italian in 2004 by LietoColle Editore. This is the first publication of an English translation. [The Pavese country is a hilly area in the Appenines south of the town of Pavia, in Northern Italy. The Italian title of the collection, Verso Buda, also contains the idea that the poet was thinking of the place as one to which he turns or returns in thought, as in ‘Toward Buda’. – Translator’s note]

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