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

Today Is a Great Day to Take the First Step

I would just like to be able to conquer to beauty, kindness, dignity, justice, patience, honesty, all those incredulous hearts that get lost in vain and iniquity. I know, it is a claim, but they are great achievements that are made with small steps, one step after another in everyday life, giving oneself the opportunity to be better. Vorrei solo poter conquistare al bello, alla … Continua a leggere Today Is a Great Day to Take the First Step

Interior Landscapes

I love landscapes, marine ones as well as mountain ones, each different, each unique, but more I love those inner landscapes that learn to reveal themselves with simplicity and kindness, like caresses that in welcoming give all of themselves.They are landscapes in which the beautiful and the ugly coexist but do not affront each other, instead they confront each other and in the dialogue often … Continua a leggere Interior Landscapes

Cheers

We had a toast last night. Perhaps it may seem silly since nothing is finished and nothing is certain, but we wanted (and needed to) start putting a period, a second point after the surgery from which we didn’t know if I would get out. We put another point and it had to be celebrated.These are the small stages of a journey which, however, even … Continua a leggere Cheers

Camara Laye: Un bambino nero

“Un bambino nero” (AIEP editore, 2019) di Camara Laye è un romanzo autobiografico che narra dell’infanzia e prima adolescenza dell’autore a Kouroussa, Alta Guinea, suo luogo di origine e ne segue il percorso fino agli studi a Conakry e infine la partenza per la Francia che lo strapperà alle sue origini e lo porrà dinanzi a stili di vita e legami molto diversi da quelli … Continua a leggere Camara Laye: Un bambino nero