Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes, by Whitman

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇺🇸 Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes Not heat flames up and consumes, Not sea-waves hurry in and out, Not the air delicious and dry, the air of ripe summer, bears lightly along white down-balls ofContinue reading “Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes, by Whitman”

Like to a ship that storms urge on its course, by Pessoa

from «35 Sonnets». 1918, in Poemas Ingleses. by Fernando Pessoa – translated into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇬🇧 Like to a ship that storms urge on its course, By its own trials our soul is surer made. The very things that make the voyage worse Do make it better; its peril is its aid. And,Continue reading “Like to a ship that storms urge on its course, by Pessoa”

Preciosa y el aire, de García Lorca

Preciosa y el aire – Primer romancero gitano – Federico García Lorca – 1924 – with translation into Italian by Enzo Martinelli  🇪🇸 Preciosa y el aire 🇮🇹 Preciosa e l’aria La sua luna di pergamena Preciosa sta suonando lungo un sentiero anfibio di cristalli e allori. Il silenzio senza stelle fuggendo dalla cantilena, cadeContinue reading “Preciosa y el aire, de García Lorca”

Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone, by Whitman

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇺🇸 Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone Roots and leaves themselves alone are these, Scents brought to men and women from the wild woods and pond-side, Breast-sorrel and pinks of love, fingers that wind around tighter thanContinue reading “Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone, by Whitman”

Oh to be idle loving idleness! by Pessoa

from «35 Sonnets». 1918, in Poemas Ingleses. by Fernando Pessoa – translated into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇬🇧 Oh to be idle loving idleness! But I am idle all in hate of me; Ever in action’s dream, in the false stress Of purposed action never act to be. Like a fierce beast self-penned in aContinue reading “Oh to be idle loving idleness! by Pessoa”

Are You the New Person Drawn Toward Me? by Whitman

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇺🇸 Are You the New Person Drawn Toward Me? Are you the new person drawn toward me? To begin with take warning, I am surely far different from what you suppose; Do you suppose you willContinue reading “Are You the New Person Drawn Toward Me? by Whitman”

Soneto gongorino, de García Lorca

Soneto gongorino – Sonetos del amor oscuro – Federico García Lorca – 1936 – with translation into Italian by Enzo Martinelli  🇪🇸 Soneto gongorino 🇮🇹 Sonetto gongorino Questo piccione di Turia che ti sto inviando, con gli occhi dolci e di bianca piuma sull’alloro della Grecia verte e sfuma lenta fiamma d’amore dove mi stoContinue reading “Soneto gongorino, de García Lorca”

For Him I Sing, by Whitman

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇺🇸 For Him I Sing FOR him I sing, I raise the present on the past, (As some perennial tree out of its roots, the present on the past,) With time and space I him dilate andContinue reading “For Him I Sing, by Whitman”

Gacela III. Del amor desesperado, de García Lorca

Gacela III. Del amor desesperado – Diván del Tamarit – Federico García Lorca – 1936 – with translation into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇪🇸 Gacela III. Del amor desesperadoLa noche no quiere venirpara que tú no vengas,ni yo pueda ir.Pero yo iré,aunque un sol de alacranes me coma la sien.Pero tú vendráscon la lengua quemadaContinue reading “Gacela III. Del amor desesperado, de García Lorca”

Native Moments, by Whitman

Walt Whitman – Leaves of Grass – Calamus – 1855 – translated from English into Italian by Enzo Martinelli 🇺🇸 Native Moments NATIVE moments! when you come upon me—Ah you are here now! Give me now libidinous joys only! Give me the drench of my passions! Give me life coarse and rank! To-day, I go consort with nature’sContinue reading “Native Moments, by Whitman”

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