“One tongue is silent, Prospero, My language is my own.”

One tongue is silent, Prospero,

My language is my own;

Decayed Gonzalo does not know

The shadow that Antonio

Talks to, at noon, alone.

— Antonio’s refrain. from W. H. Auden’s The Sea and the Mirror

 

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Photo credit: By Kenny Louie from Vancouver, Canada – Form, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24336137

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