Contemporary World Literature - A Poem from Italy- Sindh Courier

Contemporary World Literature: A Poem from Italy

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Contemporary World Literature - A Poem from Italy- Sindh CourierContemporary World Literature

A Poem from Italy

By Stefania Miola

Stefania Miola is an eminent Italian poetess who lives in a small town on the outskirts of Turin. Since 2015, three books of Stefania have been published – “One sky – the only true one”, “Violets in the Desert” and “The scent of the white rabbit”.

Contemporary World Literature - Italy - Stefania MiolaThese books were presented at the Turin International Book Fair and all books are awarded nationally and internationally. Her several poems are present in anthologies of various publishing houses. In 2020, she signed the preface of an important catalog of Contemporary Art.


The first primrose

A little girl drawing her pink dream

 On a white sheet of paper

In a distant country

She listens to the songs of the children of my country

With her hand she greets me gently.


A friend who is waiting for my phone call to feel closer to us

The fruit candies eaten hidden under Grandma’s balcony

Yeah I know it’s been a long time out.

Our eyes laughed silently.


Now they dry tears always in silence

 But our world of values ​​remains standing.

The cat sleeps in the same position as yesterday and perhaps tomorrow as well.

The switch is still broken.

I won’t be able to see you smiling tonight either.

In front of a fireplace you burn the memories of the heart and the fire stays on.

My world is small and everyone lives in the same country.


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