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Month of Poetry | E. Dickinson

Month of Poetry | E. Dickinson

Emily Dickinson A lonely voice silently hollowing in herself and looking into life’s eyes, questioning uninterruptedly about the infinite issues of the human being. In this poem Emily Dickinson gives one of the most beautiful answers to questions about the nature of love, with her delicate and inexorable speech. Una voce solitaria che scava dentro se stessa silenziosamente e(…)

La logica del merito | Chapter 2 – Crosses

La logica del merito | Chapter 2 – Crosses

Crosses Cross as destiny. Cross as a mark of hurt. Cross as the necessary stage where life stops for a while and where pain is concentrated. All of this is Crosses, the second chapter of “La logica del merito” by Sofia Fiorini, which we show you with a selection of photos inspired to the sea, in which Aunt(…)

Month of poetry | Rupi Kaur

Month of poetry | Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur Being ruthlessly accurate without sacrificing an innate sweetness. This is the gift of Rupi Kaur’s poetry: some sort a fascinating lightning grace. We honor this “tender and powerful” book with the first poem from the second section the loving. Not a feminine poem, not a feminist one: just beautifully universal. Essere spietatamente esatta(…)

La logica del merito | Chapter 1 – Promises

La logica del merito | Chapter 1 – Promises

Promises The Berry Wave proposes to tell through images the story Sofia Fiorini has built with words in her debut book “La logica del merito”. Five chapters describe a falling and rising journey, in which promises are the starting point: a concise and severe path of death and rebirth. Our visual reworking of it is dyed of vintage(…)

Month of poetry | W. Szymborska

Month of poetry | W. Szymborska

Wisława Szymborska The greatness of the poetic voice lies in the amazing ability to be both timeless and part of our daily life. Wislawa Szymborska, with the power of a clear and clean speech, still resonates to us as a novelty. Today we rediscover one of the most famous and universally loved poems of her. La(…)

Month of poetry | E.E. Cummings

Month of poetry | E.E. Cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings The month of poetry is a dedicated space through which The Berry Wave rediscovers timeless words: we inaugurate it with a poem by E. Cummings, from “Tulips and Chimneys”. Hope you enjoy it! Il mese della poesia è uno spazio che The Berry Wave dedica alle parole sopravvissute al tempo: lo inauguriamo con(…)

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(…)