A Time To Be

There are times when you feel despondent as it all seems to happen to you.In reality, this is not the case, things simply happen in the time they have to happen, their overlapping is the demonstration of the bonds you have built with what is beyond you.There is only one thing left to do: welcome the flowing river without being overwhelmed, but with patience hold … Continua a leggere A Time To Be


I stun myself with music and sing aloud so that my voice is the voice of every voice that strikes my heart.Music has always been my voice when it seemed to me that I no longer had one, when the darkness in my heart was too dark and my breath too short.Music, like a lover who comforts and gives strength and energy to my resistance.Music, … Continua a leggere Music

Vincenza D’Esculapio: La tenuta dei melograni

Il nuovo romanzo di Vincenza D’Esculapio, La tenuta dei melograni (Homo Scrivens, 2022), narra in due atti la storia avvincente di due donne, Brigida e Ginevra (sua madre) che, nella sofferenza e nell’inquietudine della propria storia personale, sapranno dare non solo un significato alla propria esistenza individuale, ma anche a quella di coloro che le affiancano, attraversano o semplicemente sfiorano la loro vita.È un dialogo … Continua a leggere Vincenza D’Esculapio: La tenuta dei melograni

Silent Sky

There is silence tonight in the sky, not even the stars, usually so chatty, want to chat about human follies. The moon up there looks at me but does not smile, she too is tired of useless travel in this breathless slice of heaven. C’è silenzio stanotte nel cielo, neanche le stelle, di solito così ciarliere, hanno voglia di chiacchierare delle umane follie. La luna, … Continua a leggere Silent Sky

Toni Morrison: Paradiso

“Paradiso” (Pickwick/Frassinelli, 2019) è un romanzo di Toni Morrison la cui lettura è abbastanza complessa poiché la scrittura dell’autrice si riempe di significati che, attraverso le parole e la narrazione, elevano a pensieri più profondi del semplice apparire.Gli eventi stessi sono narrati con flash-back frequenti, animati da molti personaggi la cui pregnanza non è forse essenziale se non come dimostrazione che il vero tema del … Continua a leggere Toni Morrison: Paradiso

Just Love

There is always a before and an after and the after may not necessarily be easier. What does hold them together? What if not the love of life and the sign?What matters is not to stop being patient, but to set goals and work to make them come true.The same dimension of time varies. What remains immutable forever is love, only love, since love “is” … Continua a leggere Just Love

Never End

Everything begins and ends, but nothing really dies as life continues in the sign of the other.What is the origin of the end? Does the end really exist? Are we not ourselves who really determine our end when we stop believing in something and in ourselves?Starting over is never easy, but giving up trying is a loss of meaning.The pain experienced and unfinished pushes me … Continua a leggere Never End

Resisting Because Innocent

The physical and psychological effects of chemotherapy are indeed devastating. They are so strong that I fear they will never pass, yet the resistance is also the demonstration of how much stronger the spirit of Man can be, of how much willpower is a more absolute barrier than the evil that tears apart.Concentrating on this strength and this resistance validates the power that man can … Continua a leggere Resisting Because Innocent