For Him I Sing, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ For Him I Sing FOR him I sing,I raise the present on the past,(As some perennial tree out of its roots, the present on the past,)With time and space I him dilate and fuse the immortal laws,To make himself by them the law unto himself. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น … Continue reading For Him I Sing, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Marking the 2,375th anniversary of Alexander the Great’s birth on 21/7/356 BC This in one of the many marble portraits of Alexander the Great used by the legendary conqueror and his followers, during and after his reign, to disseminate and immortalise the image of a young and powerful leader, many times liked to deity. The sculpture is exhibited   in a room of the British … Continue reading Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Native Moments, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Native Moments NATIVE moments! when you come upon meโ€”Ah you are here now! Give me now libidinous joys only! Give me the drench of my passions! Give me life coarse and rank! To-day, I go consort with nature’s darlingsโ€”to-night too; I am for those who believe in loose … Continue reading Native Moments, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Alexandre le Grand ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

ร€ l’occasion du 2375รจme anniversaire de la naissance d’Alexandre le Grand Tรชte de marbre d’Alexandre III de Macรฉdoine, dit le Grand, au British Museum – L’un des nombreux portraits de marbre d’Alexandre le Grand utilisรฉ par le lรฉgendaire conquรฉrant et ses partisans, pendant et aprรจs son rรจgne, pour diffuser et immortaliser l’image d’un dirigeant jeune et puissant, souvent associรฉ au concept de divinitรฉ. On pense … Continue reading Alexandre le Grand ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Federico Garcia Lorca โœ’๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Marking the 121th anniversary of the birth of Federico Garcรญa Lorca born on 5th June 1898. The most prominent poet of the group Generation of ’27 and one of the most celebrated and influencial Spanish poets, Garcรญa Lorca is famous also for his political committment in the period of turmoil leading to the Civil War in Spain. He ended up being one of the victims … Continue reading Federico Garcia Lorca โœ’๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Walt Whitman ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโœ’๏ธ๐ŸŒฟ

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth – 31/5/2019 Walt Whitman is acknowledged among the most influencial American poets and as a great interpreter of the American soul in the second half of the XIX century. Whitman was also an innovator in poetry, often recognised as the father of the free verse. His collection of poems “Leaves of Grass” was first published in 1855, … Continue reading Walt Whitman ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโœ’๏ธ๐ŸŒฟ

That Shadow My Likeness, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ That Shadow My Likeness That shadow my likeness that goes to and fro seeking a livelihood,chattering, chaffering,How often I find myself standing and looking at it where it flits,How often I question and doubt whether that is really me;But among my lovers and caroling these … Continue reading That Shadow My Likeness, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Among the Multitude, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Among the Multitude Among the men and women the multitude, I perceive one picking me out by secret and divine signs, Acknowledging none else, not parent, wife, husband, brother, child, any nearer than I am, Some are baffled, but that one is notโ€”that one knows … Continue reading Among the Multitude, by Whitman ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

El viaje de Marcos ๐Ÿš‚๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธEl viaje de Marcos de ร“scar Hernรกndez Campano –ย Un viaje en el tiempo, una historia romรกntica, quizรกs de otros tiempos, en este caso del รบltimo perรญodo de la dictadura franquista en Espaรฑa, en un pueblo de La Mancha. Los dos hermanos gemelos, Marcos y Gus, viven de manera diferente en su verano de 1970 en Molinosviejos, que marcarรก sus vidas para siempre. Un viaje a … Continue reading El viaje de Marcos ๐Ÿš‚๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 translated into Italian by Enzo Martinelli ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful This moment yearning and thoughtful sitting alone, It seems to me there are other men in other lands yearning and thoughtful, It seems to me I can look over and behold them in Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Or far, far away, in China, … Continue reading This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“–