Poetry corner - Sinisgalli

Poetry corner – Sinisgalli

Leonardo Sinisgalli is a poet and painter of the 20th century. Born in Basilicata in 1908, he moved to Rome to study engineering and mathematics…

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Poetry corner - Quasimodo

Poetry corner – Quasimodo

The great 20th century poet and classicist Salvatore Quasimodo was born in Modica (Sicily) on 20 August 1901 and died in Naples on 14 June…

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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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