Here in This Spring

Here in This Spring(Dylan Thomas) Here in this spring, stars float along the void;Here in this ornamental winterDown pelts the naked weather;This summer buries a spring bird. Symbols are selected from the years’Slow rounding of four seasons’ coasts,In autumn teach three seasons’ firesAnd four birds’ notes. I should tell summer from the trees, the wormsTell,… Read More Here in This Spring

Susan Sontag

“I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.” (1) Susan Sontag, one of the most prominent New York intellectuals of her generation, was a writer and political activist, born on 16 January 1933 (she died of leukaemia just two weeks before her 72nd birthday) When she was fourteen years old, she… Read More Susan Sontag

Santayana

George Santayana (born in Madrid on 16 December 1863) was a Spanish-American philosopher, famous for his aphorisms, such as: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”“There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.” “Quelli che non sanno ricordare il passato sono condannati a ripeterlo.”“Non v’è alcun… Read More Santayana