December 16, 2017 12:10 pm

I FEEL YOU: With astonishment, like caress or delicate balance. Surrendering, near and fear, together

I FEEL YOU: With astonishment, like caress or delicate balance. Surrendering, near and fear, together. Poems melted in the winter. By Dastilige Nevante.   LIKE CARESS I touched a bread like of butter, pressing with fingers delicate intentions. Deliberately I’ve beaten the time collecting the heat of a face, but fingers are touching lips, by collecting emotions caramelized. DELICATE BALANCE ...

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ONE STEP FROM AUSTRIA: Taste of the Pusteria Valley, where time stands still

Dearest Caroline, we must confess to know Cortina d’Ampezzo, but not your valley. We are sure that you will forgive our ignorance of this, and we are confident that the readers of Meetings Benches appreciate your feedback. Leaving absolutely unaltered your editorial contribution, we just condense in the title of the opening direction of your written contribution. We wait for ...

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A CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE ISLAND OF MALLORCA: Come to the square of Palma. In December, you will not find a fir tree, next to his medieval quarters, living the Mediterranean charm that you’ve already known, within the frame of his incredible spring temperature

The story of the journey that thou hast offered is unusual because it “dated.” The enthusiasm with which thou hast described your days away, however, is pleasant, alive and well detailed. Even if you tell us the beauty of 1993, the fishing village of Puerto de Soller is alive, in your own words. Thank you, Mariasol, to have given to ...

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BRATISLAVA, A HOUSE, ON THE FOURTH FLOOR: Prepare a suitcase, waiting for the trip to Provence, by selecting the essential, but not limited ver dress

This page is based on a novel published by Meeting Benches, a book called SINKHOLES – written by Dastilige Nevante – within which wind through the dramatic stories of some of the characters that form the backdrop to those of the two main characters, Petra and Jacques. A Slovak woman and a French man, both left-handers, both looking for a ...

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UNITED COLORS OF ANGUISH: Around midnight a cry on the ruins, rolling together and painfully, in the secret of happiness

CRASH AND RUIN – By (D. Gascoyne) “The anguish, ran like a crash on the ruins. From the Past accomplished, the emptiness of the Future. And the black, all the invading prism, became absolute.”       NIGHT VIGIL – By (Lucretius) “The ambush, night vigil on the steps blindly. Nature has on the mouth a scream: suffering of the body.” ...

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ADVERSITY AND COURAGE: Living in a state of grace under pressure

This page is based on a novel of Dastilige Nevante, THE OTHER COUNTRYSIDE, published by Meeting Benches in e-book format (for now only in Italian version). A poignant story of love and social volunteering, see moving in the background of the savannah of Africa and Italian campaigns, the story of Rossella and Giorgio waiting for the last sunset.  ://meetingbenches.com/book-italian-version/  ……………………Before ...

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UNITED COLORS OF ANIMALS: They dance through the gates, to the lair of the sun, teaching, among lotus plants and a deluge of color, their magical paths

THE BUTTERFLY  “The butterfly of spring, fly over the gates, dancing dancing with looks, from multiple eyes: those paintings have wings.” (C.Levi)   THREE BIRDS “Three birds flew over the red wall, the lair of the sun, it is night. Oh, daring damned birds, which vanish from my sight.” (TE Hulme) LIKE ANIMALS  “If only I could get away from ...

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STRICTEMENT CONFIDENTIAL: A document holders elegant and delicate case to be discussed, alongside a snowy courtyard

This page is drawn by a novel by the misleading title, WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ, published by Meeting Benches (available eBook for now in the version of Italian language). Certainly, some of the stories lived by the protagonists of the book, they are temporally reported in the places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is the love. A diary, ...

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CHRISTMAS IN NUREMBERG, GERMANY, WALKING IN THE LIGHT: Between fir shimmering scattered among the markets of Advent, moving dolls, toys and lead soldiers

We read, Barbara, what thou hast written, about your city. Thank you, really thank you for having given to all the friends of this Meeting Benches your little “taste of Christmas.” As is our style, we have not changed the content of your travel story in Nuremberg, and we just enclose the opening title, the joy that we have read ...

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