Parabola/Parable by Guido Gozzano

The poem #Parabola [Parable] is from Guido Gozzano's early collection La via del rifugio (1907), and it marked the beginning of his career. In this poem, we find his desire to communicate, to dialogue with the reader, and in doing this Gozzano “sets aulic verse against prose, setting off sparks”, as Montale stated. The ironic…Read more Parabola/Parable by Guido Gozzano

Parabola/Parable by Guido Gozzano

"After all,  poetry is the least necessary thing in this world" - Guido Gozzano Parabola Guido Gozzano   Il bimbo guarda fra le dieci dita la bella mela che vi tiene stretta; e indugia - tanto è lucida e perfetta - a dar coi denti quella gran ferita.   Ma dato il morso primo ecco s'affretta:…Read more Parabola/Parable by Guido Gozzano