Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky – Chinati, ti devo sussurrare/ Lean over, I’ll whisper something

Gustav Klimt, Music, 1895 Lean over. I’ll whisper something to you: I am grateful for everything : for the chicken cartilage and for the chirr of scissors already cutting out the void for me-for it is your hem. Doesn’t matter if it is pitch-black,doesn’t matter if it holds nothing:no ovals,no limbs to count. The more …

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Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996)

Joseph Brodsky was a Russian poet expelled from the Soviet Union in 1972. He then moved to the United States with the help of W. H. Auden and others. Brodsky was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize in Literature.