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Wislawa Szymborska

Wislawa Szymborska – Gli sono troppo vicina / I am too close for him

Roberto Ferri (b. 1978), Sonno di Rugiada I am too close for him to dream about me.I’m not flying over him, not fleeing himunder the roots of trees. I am too close.Not with my voice sings the fish in the net.Not from my finger rolls the ring.I am too close. A large house is on …

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Wislawa Szymborska – Impresso nella memoria / Commemoration

Renato Guttuso, Il bosco d’amore (Love Wood), 1985 They made love among the hazel shrubsbeneath the suns of dew,entangling in their haira leafy residue.Heart of the swallowhave mercy on them.They knelt down by the lake,combed out the earth and leaves,and fish swam to the water’s edgeshimmering like stars.Heart of the swallowhave mercy on them.The reflections …

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Wislawa Szymborska – Hai fatto in tempo / You were on time

Vittorio Matteo Corcos, Dreams, 1896 You were on time not to come at the right time. Hai fatto in tempo a non venire all’ ora prevista. Do you know a different English translation? Please contact me, this is a personal translation Go back to album – W. Szymborska *End of the second notebook/Fine del secondo …

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