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Chapter XIII – Looking for salvation

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Chapter XIII – Looking for salvation Like every morning here on Elba island I woke up and rushed to the beach. Like every morning I put on my mask and the lycra shirt and I plunged into the icy sea of ​​Elba. But unlike every other morning from the pier I took the direction to […]

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Chapter XII Traditional love

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Chapter XII Traditional love ‘The only thing I can tell you is this: go beyond your senses, follow your heart ‘. The voice of the spirits gave me an imperative and now I am following it. My heart told me to meet a twenty-six-year-old Russian girl crossed on tinder. And now I’m driving through the […]

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Chapter XI The spirit of Elba island

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Chapter XI The spirit of Elba island I looked at that ancient figure with a mixture of admiration and surprise. ‘Who are you?’ I asked curiously. The little satyr emerged from the plants. ‘It’s the spirit of this island,’ he replied with a childlike voice. ‘What do you want from me?’. ‘There are forces that […]

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Chapter X Monserrato

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Chapter X Monserrato ‘Monserrato’. That word, that I discovered in the secrets of the sea, was planted in my mind. I was thinking i would have to go to Sardinia in the city of Monserrato, or even to Barcelona to the Monserrat monastery. But a quick search on the smartphone was enough to find out […]

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Chapter IX Drowning

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Chapter IX Drowning Before that moment I had always thought I was able to save me by myself. Until that moment I was sure to be the master of my life and to be able to dispose of myself as best I could. Then suddenly I realized that if there had not been that fisherman […]

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Chapter VIII Beauty that saves the world

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Chapter VIII Beauty that saves the world ‘Only beauty can save the world,’ I replied to that ugly furry creature who wanted me to go back home. And taking only two more steps I arrived at the last stretch of rock before the immensity of the sea. I made a leap, a bit like when […]

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Chapter VII – On the rock

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Chapter VII On the rock Enlightened by my new awareness I got up from the rock completely naked, in that very first morning dampened by the sea breeze. And looking at the sunlight kissing the surface of the water I took the first step towards the sea. Because I finally knew that my answers are […]

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Poem II – Morsels of happiness

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Poem II Morsels of happiness The fresh air of the autumn that caresses Ampezzo as melancholic Hapsburg notes of Strauss The weeping willow I planted as a child, that now smiles over my head A dance song that makes me writh in the disco while I scream like an idiot Your hand that touches my […]

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Poem I – Memory

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Poem I MEMORY These are strange days With the autumn that squeezes Under the late summer sun Subjugating arcane yearnings Like fresh and pure bora Of the great summer passions Autumn drives off the raw bite Giving peace to human nature So your special memory Gives to the soul, nailed on anger and sad cross Peace and immortal joy