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La commedia è finita!

Before the tell-tale heart stops
and the blue-blade falls,
before the drama closes and
the audience shuffles out,
exhausted, lame and breathless,

I will tell you one more lie,

my darling tamed beast, my

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This is a puzzle to non Operatic followers, not sure if this is a skit on the opera or a self feeling of finality. Where the speaker is getting their own back for a series of ill treatments..
Maybe I should have been interested in Operas and their application to everyday feelings..
Lovely to have you here young Anna, I am sure that whoever is on the receiving end of that Blue blade deserves it..
One small thing I always thought that the Blue blade of the sword would have come from Toledo in Spain????

“Finita la commedia” is an Italian phrase meaning approximately “the farce is over.”
Has anyone found out who was supposed to have said this ??

Yours as always , Ian.T

There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

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