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Oxo Collection Gallery – Stefano Tommasi

Oxo Collection Gallery – Stefano Tommasi

Stefano Tommasi e’ un Fotografo freelance, un poeta dell’immagine.

STEFANO TOMMASI – “SENZA” … …l’attesa / l’assenza / l’ascolto / la presenza / la malinconia / la speranza / la nostalgia / la poesia / il tempo / il non tempo / la musica / il silenzio / l’anima / la paura / il ricordo / il bianco e il nero / le frasi […]

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The Duomo bench is back

The Duomo bench is back

all is well in the world again

On the 16th of April we published an article with the title : So where is the bench outside the Duomo? – something has been missing for the past couple of days. Today that question was answered as an Ape rolled up at the Duomo and two men unloaded a completely renovated Duomo Bench complete with […]

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Zarpamos, donne che salpano

Zarpamos, donne che salpano

exhibition in BARGA based on the work of the Mexican poet Guadalupe Ángela

Zarpamos is a selection of texts from different books and a couple of unpublished poems by Guadalupe Ángela. The publication is an initiative by the  Cento Lumi, in Barga , Italy, dedicated to art, history and culture projects. The translation of Spanish into Italian was by Angela Masotti. Women artists from Mexico and from Italy […]

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Poetry: Alchima Mexicana

Poetry: Alchima Mexicana

Reading di poesia in spagnolo/italiano

Alchima Mexicana  – Reading of poetry by Guadalupe Ángela Ramírez Victoria in Spanish and Italian in the  Museum of Rocche e Fortificazioni – Volta dei Menchi (via di Borgo) in BARGA    

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“Le tristezze e le allegrie dentro l’attimo sospese”

“Le tristezze e le allegrie dentro l’attimo sospese”

Presentazione della raccolta di poesie scritte da Ivo Moriconi “Le tristezze e le allegrie dentro l’attimo sospese”…. La Presentazione verrà fatta dalla Prof. Graziella Cosimini…con alcune “comperticipazioni… Mia figlia a due anni e mezzo La tensione che affiora, si afferma nei tanti stupidi risvolti. Scorre il tempo sazio di se stesso, insieme alle tante nevrosi […]

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Cardoso at sunset December 11 2013

Cardoso at sunset December 11 2013

poem by Siona Dunn

Yesterday we were there in the village at the heel of the mountain with the late sun falling behind in the east my back pressed to the mossed wall of a derelict home, facing west out over the valley, layered with light and its lack, the basin blue like the fathoms of the ocean, spread […]

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Nevica

Nevica

Nevica e il tempo rallenta la sua corsa. Nevica: mentre il mondo si distende sotto una coltre,la mente si sveglia all’incanto e si perde nella magia Di un turbine bianco che volteggia e confonde. Arabeschi, trafori, linee sottolineate, forme bizzarre, scolpite nel bianco dovunque lo sguardo si posa. Via, sepolte le brutture e gli sconci. […]

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Giovanni Pascoli poems in English

Giovanni Pascoli poems in English

A century ago, in early 1906, the fifty-year-old Giovanni Pascoli succeeded his ailing mentor Giosuè Carducci as Professor of Italian Literature at the University of Bologna, a position so prestigious it might as well have come with a laurel crown. Carducci would receive the Nobel later that year, but his grandiloquent neoclassicism had already given […]

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Il Topo di Campagna – the Field Mouse, a true and cautionary tale

Il Topo di Campagna – the Field Mouse, a true and cautionary tale

Just before Christmas, about two months ago, Came a cry from the kitchen, my wife said “Oh no!” I came at the double, expecting the worst, A fire on the stove or a pipe that had burst? Instead I was shown some small oval spots, In a cupboard reserved for stainless steel pots. “It’s a […]

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From the Olivetto

On a clear cold November morning Past the centuries old Stone hearth still Down the broken stone road Over which pilgrims passed In the grove The plum purple olives fall In nets smoothed like bedspreads The sun warms our backs The penultimate picked or Vibrated The flavor of warm fresh oil on our lips With […]

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A poem for Barga – Janis Mackay

A poem for Barga – Janis Mackay

The writer and storyteller, Janis Mackay was visiting Barga this week but before she returned to her native Scotland she left a gift for the readers of giornaledibarganews – a short poem dedicated to Barga and its inhabitants. Janis Mackay was born and grew up in Edinburgh, but moved to London to study journalism. After […]

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La scrittrice Sonia Maria Ercolini ha vinto il premio per la sua poesie

La scrittrice Sonia Maria Ercolini ha vinto il premio per la sua poesie

La scrittrice Sonia Maria Ercolini ha vinto il 3° premio per la sua nuova silloge di poesie intitolata “Le quattro stagioni” al XVIII Concorso Letterario Europeo Festival di Poesia e Gran Gala dell’Amore che si è svolto sabato 12 Febbraio a Tirrenia. Sempre per la stessa raccolta è arrivata finalista (20 autori scelti su 110 […]