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Ezra Pound – L’albero m’è penetrato nelle mani / The tree has entered my hands

Piero and Antonio del Pollaiuolo, Apollo and Daphne, c.1480 The tree has entered my hands,The sap has ascended my arms,The tree has grown in my breast-Downward,The branches grow out of me, like arms.Tree you are,Moss you are,You are violets with wind above them.A child – so high – you are,And all this is folly to …

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Bartolo Cattafi – Feste calme / Calm holiday

Isaac Levitan, A day in June, 1895 Skylarks rejoicein the calm holidays of heaventhe olive darkens on the groundthe green fades awayin the robin’s clear ticking. (Transl. by D. Foglia) Esultanze d’allodolenelle feste calme del cieloin terra l’oliva imbrunail verde svanisceal ticchettio terso del pettirosso. This is a personal translation. Please contact me if you …

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