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Emily Dickinson – Dimorare nei pressi del terrore / A nearness to Tremendousness

Odilon Redon, Dante’s vision, 1914 A nearness to Tremendousness – An Agony procures – Affliction ranges Boundlessness – Vicinity to Laws Contentment’s quiet Suburb – Affliction cannot stay In Acres – Its Location Is Illocality – Dimorare nei pressi del terrore conduce a un’agonia – l’afflizione si estende a dismisura – che tranquillo sobborgo è …

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Emily Dickinson – In casa ero la più piccina / I was the slightest in the House

Vincent Van Gogh, The novel reader, 1888 I was the slightest in the House – I took the smallest Room – At night, my little Lamp, and Book – And one Geranium – So stationed I could catch the Mint That never ceased to fall – And just my Basket – Let me think – …

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Emily Dickinson – Riproporre a noi stessi / Rehearsal to Ourselves

Paolo Veronese, Lucretia, 1585 ca Rehearsal to Ourselves Of a Withdrawn Delight – Affords a Bliss like Murder – Omnipotent – Acute – We will not drop the Dirk – Because We love the Wound The Dirk Commemorate – Itself Remind Us that we died. Riproporre a noi stessi una gioia sparita – dà un’esultanza …

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Emily Dickinson – Quella vita che fu tenuta a freno / The Life that tied too tight escapes

Han Wu Shen, Girl with a horse, c.2010 The Life that tied too tight escapes Will ever after run With a prudential look behind And spectres of the Rein— The Horse that scents the living Grass And sees the Pastures smile Will be retaken with a shot If he is caught at all— Quella vita …

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