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Simic e la guerra di Troia

Charles Simic, My Weariness of Epic Proportions, in Hotel insonnia, Adelphi, 2002 (da AUSTERITIES, 1982) I like it when Achilles Gets killed And even his buddy Patroclus – And that hothead Hector – And the whole Greek and Trojan Jeunesse dorée … Continue reading

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Stanley Kunitz, “Tra gli dèi”

Among the Gods Within the grated dungeon of the eye The old gods, shaggy with gray lichen, sit Like fragments of the antique masonry Of heaven, a patient thunder in their stare. Huge blocks of language, all my quarried love, … Continue reading

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