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Valerio Magrelli – Amo i gesti imprecisi / I Love Uncertain Gestures

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Dancing couple, 1914 I love uncertain gestures:someone stumbles, someone elsebangs his glasscan’t remember,gets distracted or the sentinelcan’t stop the slightflicker of his lashes-they matter to mebecause in them I see the wobbling,the familiar rattle ofthe broken mechanism.The whole object makes no sound,has no voice, only moves.But here the apparatus,the play of parts, …

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Camillo Sbarbaro – Ora che sei venuta / Now that you have come

Luigi Conconi, Dancing couple, 1888 Now that you have come,dancing into my lifea guest in a closed room,to welcome you, love longed for so long,I lack the words, the voice,and I am happy just in silence by your side.The chirping that deafens the woods at dawn,stills when the sun leaps to the horizon.But my unrest …

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