La vita è tornata

Facendo una passeggiata ieri sono passata davanti a una casa da tempo abbandonata e l’ho vista ricoperta di glicine. E’ stata una sorpresa fantastica, una celebrazione della vita Torna la vitae canta là dov’un dìparea perduta I was walking yesterday when I went past a long-abandoned house. I saw it was covered with wisteria and… Read More La vita è tornata

Fantasy & Optimism

James Branch Cabell born on 14 April1879 was an American author of fantasy fiction Since his surname was often mispronounced, he composed this rhyme: “Tell the rabble my name is Cabell” to clear up pronunciation issues.His works were considered escapist: according to him truthfulness was “the one unpardonable sin, not merely against art, but against… Read More Fantasy & Optimism

Hatred & War

Howard Thurman , who died on 10 April 1981, was an influential American author, philosopher, Baptist preacher and theologian. He was the first African American to hold the position dean of chapel at Harvard University and Boston University, a predominately white institution in the United States.He played a leading role in many social justice movements… Read More Hatred & War

Carpe Diem

Today is the birthday of Tom Lehrer, who was born on 9 April 1928.He is an American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist and mathematician, best known for his short humorous songs recorded in the 1950s and 1960s.In the early 1970s, he largely retired from public performances to devote his time to teaching mathematics and musical theatre history… Read More Carpe Diem

Acrostico 🔤  

🄰 🄿 🅁 🄸 🄻 🄴 Questa settimana Eletta Senso ha suggerito un acrostico sulla parola Aprile .Ecco la mia proposta, poco poetica, ma realistica: AncoraPrevedoRincariInLuceElettrica Se volete giocare, aggiungete i vostri testi nei commenti: saranno riportati qui⤵️ Nonna Pitilla – Cucinando poesie ne ha creati due: A moriP ossessiviR itornanoI nsistentementeL ogorandoE sistenza A… Read More Acrostico 🔤