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UNITED COLORS OF CHILDHOOD – The gardens of distant lands motionless, where, between sobs, blooms trust.

OPEN ARMS – U. Bellintani: I ran in the gardens with open arms to encircle universes, in little and nothing, of spaces and butterflies. SONGS AWAY – C. Rebora: Sung song Cradle, while declines down. HORSES WOOD – A. Heinzelmann: I had in the hands the lever of Archimedes, when I galloped on wooden horse, towards the star of Andromeda …

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UNITED COLOURS OF FASHION – Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas

FASHION EVERYWHERE – Coco Chanel: Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. BEING YOURSELF – Oscar de la Renta: Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.  ELEGANCE – Paulo Coelho: Elegance is usually confused …

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YOUR HOME IN GREECE: Corfu, Ionian archipelago, moving among olive groves and old farmhouses

Normally, Meeting Benches not accept editorial contributions which are related to commercial activities. Our friend Vassilis, we made an exception. In fact, we are grateful to him for letting us know some names of his treasure chest of memories, but we do not publish the name of his estate agency. Our invitation is to go to Corfu, preferably after doing …

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UNITED COLORS OF IDENTITY – Perimeter of emotions and twilights, flies in the trash and fireflies flashing

BORDERS – M. Fortunato: I do not know what my features, nor the exact perimeter of the emotions. INFINITI OTHER – PF D’Arcais: It is recognized, one of the countless other “one”, to him equal in dignity. BEING OTHER – SR Becher: Fear is having a thought. Fear that, with this thought, we can no longer continue to live, as …

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UNITED COLOURS OF “SOMETIMES” – Sometimes, it is the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination

INVISIBLE TO THE EYE – H. Jackson Brown, Jr: Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. DARKEST OF DARKNESS – Phoebe Snow: Sometimes when you’re overwhelmed by a situation – when you’re in the darkest of darkness – that’s when your priorities are reordered. HIDDEN WITHIN – Anurag Prakash Ray: Sometimes we hurt ourselves more than anyone …

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BIG MAYOR KAY, BAHAMAS: A “good retreat”, including stories of pirates and white beaches, including pink flamingos and pink pigs

Johnny. His real name is another, but he wants his editorial contribution remains anonymous because 700 islands – a few steps from Florida – are they not sufficient to hide who he is. Meeting Benches respects the choice of this new friend, and thanked him, because only those who live in that small paradise of the Atlantic Ocean is able …

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UNITED COLORS OF WAR – Leaves on the hill, rags sad in the palm of a hand

AUTUMN LEAVES – G. Ungaretti: It is like autumn, the trees, the leaves. TARGETS – S. Spender: The Guns spells the supreme reason of the money, in letters of lead, on the hill of spring. But the boy, who is dead under the olive trees, was too young and too silly, because they would notice, with their eyes important. He …

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UNITED COLOURS OF PERMISSION – When you make the finding yourself – even if you are the last person on earth to see the light – you will never forget it.

RUNNING AWAY – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: „Know thyself ?“ If I knew myself, I’d run away. PERMISSION TO SHINE – Nelson Mandela: And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. DREAM – Joy Page: Dream and give yourself permission to envision a You that you choose to be. LEARN …

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UNITED COLORS OF YOUTH – Clouds like sails, happy unconsciousness of bright horizons.

BEAUTIFUL SISTERS – E. Montale: We were in the age virginal, when the clouds are not numbers or symbols, but they look beautiful sisters traveling. They flew short years, as days. WHITE SAILS – A. Barrel: In the arms of rain, as the door of the world, the girl lowered like a sail in the white of your thoughts. FLAMING …

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GROUND WATER, WOOD AND LEAF: Above the earth smooth, contemplating life with you. United Colors Spanish words

POETRY – By Joseba Sarraionandia “The poetry created the earth, the earth created water, the water created the wood, Wood created the leaf, the leaf created the wind, the wind created the goldfinch, goldfinch created poetry. The poetry of the earth killed the ground water killed the water killed the wood Wood killed the leaf the leaf killed the wind …

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