Tag Archive for Silvano Gregoli

The Eclipse

acquerello di Maddalena Poleggi

SILVANO GREGOLI Exactly sixty years ago, on the morning of February 15, 1961, a total solar eclipse in Italy affected southern Piedmont, Liguria, part of Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, northern Lazio, Umbria, Marche and Abruzzo. To find another total solar eclipse in…

Moonlight visions

Arnaldo Colombatto, Pian Balaur (particolare)

SILVANO GREGOLI.  THE 60s, AREA OF PIAN DELLA TURA Mondovì, Saturday afternoon, Piazza Adua. Spring is at its fullest but the mountains are still white. We, the people of the refuge, are ready to get on our Vespa and Lambretta…

In memory of Sylvia Plath

picture by Marilena Morano

Two poems by Sylvia Plath (1932-1963), in memoriam Mirror I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. What ever you see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful…

The dwarves of Norea

Nani-Norea-1

SILVANO GREGOLI. THE 60s, VALL’ELLERO The Dwarves of Norea! Whenever I think back to that remote spring morning, I feel a disturbing sensation of disbelief. Did it really happen? Yet the story unfolds from a beam of initial certainties. The…