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Heinrich Heine – Passa la nave mia / With black sails

Giorgio Belloni (1861-1944), Full Moon on the Sea With sails all black my ship sails on far over the raging sea; thou know’st full well how sad am I, and yet tormentest me. Thy heart is faithless as the wind, and flutters ceaselessly; with sails all black my ship sails on far over the raging …

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Giuseppe Ungaretti – Il Tempo è Muto / The Time is Mute

Adrian Ludwig Richter, Crossing the Elbe at Aussig, 1837 The time is mute along motionless reeds… Far-off from landings wandered a canoe… Exhausted and inert the oarsman… Skies  already fallen into gulfs of smoke… Outstretched in vain on the rim of memories, to fall perhaps was mercy… He knew not it is the same illusion …

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Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Giacomo Balla, Linee forza di mare, 1919 Sì, sì, così, l’aurora sul mare3 ombre corrosive controL’ALBAi venti via via lavorando impastando il mare così muscoli e sangue per l’auroraEST luce gialla sghimbesciapoiun verde diaccioslittantePOILO NORD un rosso strafottenterumore duro vitreopoi un grigio stupefattole nuvole rosee sono delizie lontanefanfare di carminio scoppi di scarlattofievole no grigio …

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Lambros Porfiras – Non piangere / Don’t cry

John Atkinson Grimshaw, Whitby from Scotch Head, 1879 Don’t cry, don’t say that there’s nothing left for you down here.The passing storm over the mountains is still here for you,and the faraway dawn above the open sea, the dayin the valley, the olive trees and the noise of the city too.You still have the humble …

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Socrates (Socrate)

Vladimir Kush (b. 1965), The departure of the winged ship We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope. Non bisogna ormeggiare la propria nave a una sola ancora, né la propria vita a una sola speranza. Go back to album – Greek and Roman