Art & Culture

Ottobre

Ottobre

    Si ripiegano i bianchi abiti estivi e tu discendi sulla meridiana, dolce Ottobre, e sui nidi. Trema l’ultimo canto nelle altane dove sole era l’ombra ed ombra il sole, tra gli affanni sopiti. E mentre indugia tiepida la rosa l’amara bacca già stilla il sapore dei sorridenti addii.   Cristina Campo, da Passo(…)

Sailors

Sailors

  If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.   Non esiste vento favorevole per il marinaio che non sa dove andare.   Photography by Marie Benattar for Mii collection, spring summer 14/15.   “The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations” edited by Elizabeth Knowles,(1999). English version of Epistulae ad(…)

The loneliness in which we are both

The loneliness in which we are both

We don’t know how to say goodbye: we wander on, shoulder to shoulder. Already the sun is going down; you’re moody, I am your shadow. Let’s step inside a church and watch baptisms, marriages, masses for the dead. Why are we different from the rest? Outdoors again, each of us turns his head. Or else(…)