Poetry corner - Pascoli

Poetry corner – Pascoli

A favourite poet of mine is Giovanni Pascoli (1855-1912). I love the rhythm and sound of his poetry, and find it easy to understand. Like…

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Poetry corner

Poetry corner

Instead of presenting a poem written by a famous Italian poet, this time I include a short but delightful poem written as an assignment by…

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Poetry corner - Sinisgalli

Poetry corner – Sinisgalli

Leonardo Sinisgalli, a XX century poet and painter, was born in Basilicata in 1908 and died in Rome in 1981. He had moved to Rome…

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Poetry corner - Saba

Poetry corner – Saba

Umberto Saba, who was born in Trieste in 1883 and died in Gorizia in 1957,is considered one of the foremost Italian poets of the first…

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Poetry corner - Corazzini

Poetry corner – Corazzini

Sergio Corazzini was born in Rome in February 1886 and died there of tuberculosis in 1907. He lived a very unhappy short life marred by…

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