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Alessio Zanelli: Two Poems

Alessio Zanelli: Two Poems

At Lucia’s   After the rain has ceased, the timber boards and stools are back right away in the middle of the farmyard. Kittens and chickens play tag among the legs of the regulars. Careful hands relay tablecloths and tableware, there it is again—my dear bottle of fizzy lambrusco! Then just-toasted polenta e ciccioli turns up, straight from the plate of the wood stove. The sky opens, discloses the plain beauty of the Lombard campagna. Boscage and lea are slowly…

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Echoes in Exile

Echoes in Exile

We have some new poetry, this time from Sheema Kalbasi, an excellent poet I had the pleasure to meet last year at a book festival. There is something unique, exquisite and dreamy in her work, something that informs and amplifies the images of war and peace, tragedy and freedom, family, love and laughter she depicts. She is intrepid.  __________ Have added yet more new poetry and some aphorisms to the Spinozablue mix. An Italian poet and an Egyptian-American aphorist, both…

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