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by Guido Monte


Multilingual Poetry


Research Work: Chiara Cappello (Homer), Costanza Dimitri (F. Baudelaire), Gianvito Ristretta (J. Milton), Guido Monte (A. Neher).  

Pic: "Damné" - © 2007 Giuseppe Zimmardi - Size: 20k
© 2007 Giuseppe Zimmardi



(Swans - February 25, 2008)  

and thus his own undaunted heart explores
le porte-parole du néant—
chalepòn de tàde zooisin horasthai
fear for the living to see these things...
Et plus tard un Ange, entr'ouvrant les portes,
viendra ranimer
les miroirs ternis et les flammes mortes

to revive matt mirrors and dead fires,
dans le revers silencieux des Faces cachées
of unknown hidden Faces.



The author thanks Virginia Ann Huth.

Collage: Giuseppe Zimmardi, Damné (2007; verses: A. Rimbaud, Une Saison en Enfer.)

Chiara Cappello, Costanza Dimitri and Gianvito Mistretta are Monte's students (at the Liceo gimnasio "G. Meli" in Palermo, Sicily). They help him to search for archetipal verses on the "only Book" ever written.

Giuseppe Zimmardi teaches philosophy and is a well-known Italian writer and author of creative collages and videos.


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Guido Monte on Swans (with bio). Francesca Saieva teaches philosophy and pedagogy, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Palermo. Read her bio on the page she shares with Guido Monte.



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