I’m Tired of Everything But of Freedom

Sometimes we ask too much of ourselves as if our form of resistance could change into a kind of omnipotence. The truth, however, is that we are wrong.The resistance to which I entrust myself has an intrinsic limitation in the fact of being “resistance”, since in resisting always something of oneself is lost. You cannot hold back everything, remain the same, even if sometimes it … Continua a leggere I’m Tired of Everything But of Freedom

Where Is Your Conscience?

Man’s conscience, man’s spirit, should lead to saving lives not annihilating them.Human intelligence should be used to support scientific research for good and not for abject purposes. The heart of man should beat faster so that every resource, every energy, is addressed to the safeguard of men all over the world as well as to the preservation of every corner of creation in the same … Continua a leggere Where Is Your Conscience?

Music

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

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