Your grace, it was such a sweet pleasure to read my work before such a luminous audience, including Vincenzo Borghini and Simone da Fortuna of the Florentine Academy, the humanist Pier Vettori, philologists Lionardo Salviati and Giovan Battista Deti and others.
Feb 10 1560
Jan 13 1560
Just a poem. A trifle of romance. An ode to the sun’s rays. It is not about any real person. It is not to be published.