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Carribean Union (Walcott n.1)
D. Walcott, G. Monte, C. Giovannoni


by Claudine Giovannoni & Guido Monte


Multilingual Poetry


To Derek Walcott

Pic: "Dhoruba*Tanpèt (omaggio a D. Walcott)" - © 2007 Emanuele Mobiglia - Size: 7k
Dhoruba*Tanpèt (omaggio a D. Walcott)
© 2007 Emanuele Mobiglia



(Swans - August 15, 2011)  

"then all the nations of birds lifted together the huge net of the shadows
of this earth in multitudinous dialects..."
the brother derek says,
unity of cada cosas, of all the tongues
unity: a way of compassion,
tambien mi vista se vuelve sincera,

canción del océano!
Language of water without boundaries
bercés dans son flux, flowing without time.
E noi siamo ogni cosa e nessuna,
being Everything and Nothing... as one
Come isole isolate -- secluded islands
Islas olvidadas...
drifted away long ago.
E sarà acqua che dal cielo si riversa,
water nourishes life of Earth and Oceans
avec sa force qui tout submerge,
abrumando el sentido de los dèmas.



Comment by Francesca Saieva: Des conduites de solitude (Sartre) tel des échardes au fond. Et les mains se serrent au temps, les couleurs se lavent à l'eau. Des perles tel que "noirs de notes" pendant que l'écoulement de tout est déjà dans les fentes d'un rocher. Il est impossibile de couper la phrase infinie maintenant que le temps n'existe que dans nos mots étrangers. Car un peuple migrateur ne s'apaise de coquilles -- mais il troque -- les vérités et les illusions, toujours (Nietzsche). Désormais la multitude et son zéro s'arrête dans la tour du "non-sens," comme un vieux phare abandonné, entre de blancs espaces et des fenêtres d'eau sur nos incompréhensions, maintenant qu'un océan d'air se lève (B. Holm) dans la chambre-île.

Claudine Giovannoni calls herself a "World citizen." Crossing the boundaries of the Earth, Water, and Air, she lives experiences that touch her soul bringing her to publish her writings. Her novels are in Italian: Il Kumihimo del Sole, 2005 - Nebbie nella Brughiera, 2007 - Il Cristallo della Pace, 2010 (Seneca Edizioni, Torino). She is a dreamer and an idealist, and lives in Switzerland, where she shares with her family the love for Nature with the greatest respect and veneration.

Picture: Dhoruba*Tanpèt (omaggio a D. Walcott) by Emanuele Mobiglia (2007).

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