True Love

Two Lovers Two lovers by a moss-grown spring:They leaned soft cheeks together there,Mingled the dark and sunny hair,And heard the wooing thrushes sing.O budding time!O love’s blest prime! Two wedded from the portal stept:The bells made happy carolings,The air was soft as fanning wings,White petals on the pathway slept.O pure-eyed bride!O tender pride! Two faces… Read More True Love

George Eliot

“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?”(from the novel Middlemarch) George Eliot, pen name of Mary Ann Evans, born on 22 November 1819.She was a Victorian era English poet and novelist who chose that male pseudonym to conceal her gender so that people would take… Read More George Eliot

Ice and Fire

I have already published poems on this subject, one by Robert Frost “Fire and Ice” and another by Pat, whose blog is here Here is a much older one, written by Edmund Spenser (1552/1553 –1599), an English poet best known for his epic poem “The Faerie Queene”. This long allegorical poem celebrating the Tudor dynasty… Read More Ice and Fire

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Cari amici è con grande gioia che condivido questa notizia appena arrivata. Il mio racconto “AMNESIA: LA LIBERTÀ DI DIMENTICARE” è stato selezionato per essere incluso nell’antologia “RACCONTI LIBERI ” curata da Stefano Andrini (Historica Edizioni)

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian writer and professor whose first novel, Things Fall Apart (1958), is the most widely read book in modern African literature. He was born on 16 November 1930. Three quotes: “The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them. “ (Things Fall Apart)… Read More Chinua Achebe