TIMELESS BOOKS: Ernst Junger, The powder clock

http://www.amazon.com/libro-dellorologio-polvere-Ernst-J%C3%BCnger/dp/8845910997 Imagine capturing time, leaving scroll inside a clock to dust all the events and emotions. Imagine that this scan has a time dimension that you decided, and that within that space you have the chance to see sediment invisibility of what life had denied you. In the pages of the book, like a starry sky made of paper, observe …

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I ASKED YOU – Poetry, by Hermann Hesse

I ASKED YOU   I asked you because your eyes dwell in my as a star of the sky in a dark tidal surge. I’ve looked for a long time how wise a bimbo with the look, you told me then, with kindness: I love you, because you’re so sad. (Hermann Hesse)

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SOUTHEAST OF ANDRITSENA, GREECE: The wonder of Basse

Soars to a height of 1130 meters, in a wonderful position in the southern slope of Mount Likeon. To me-that I know always-it remains the most beautiful temple of Greece. If your journey in my homeland is coming don’t forget the Temple of Basse. It was erected in honor of Apollo, but that Doric hexastyle periptero has (for us all) …

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WELCOME TO THE INN OF DREAMS: Othoni Island Greece

If every day you get to advise the best places where to spend an unforgettable time, tuffandoti in a crystalline sea and teeming with fish, if you want to make yourself accompany in the most beautiful bays of the island (but also decide the menu that you expect to return a day of the sea), back with me at the …

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MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE: A thin isthmus, not only geographically

In the easternmost of the three peninsulas Calcidiche, including famous Byzantine monasteries, you can find a piece of particular Greece, where democracy seems to doze. Even now, I can tell you that – visiting this place so special – you’ll face two labors: a physical, the other mental. The beauty and integrity of the area, will be your reward. To …

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CASTLES OF SLOVAKIA: Eleven legendary shades around Trencin

Trencin Caste is one of the largest castles in Slovakia. A legend tells the story of the castle well, called The Well of Love, dug by a Turkish soldier, in order ti free his beloved fatima from captivity. Beckov Castle. One legend says the built of the castle for an jester Becko, another about an Becko’s executed people by throwing …

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THE FUTURE: Poetry, by Guillaume Apollinaire

THE FUTURE “We raise the straw We look at the snow We write letters expect orders. We smoke a pipe thinking about love The gabions are there We look at the pink. The source he has not withered Neither the straw gold has faded We look at the bee And we do not think about Tomorrow. Let us hands What …

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TIMELESS BOOKS: Marital peace, by Honore de Balzac

A nice sketch, a tip given to the wives to be lenient towards their husbands. The story develops in the space of an hour, turning around four characters. In Paris, during a dance in the Napoleonic era, the intrigue comes from the curiosity of a young and frivolous legal adviser, to a pretty unknown. She is sitting alone in a …

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WHERE ENDS THE RAINBOW: Poetry by Richard Rive

WHERE ENDS THE RAINBOW – “Where ends the Rainbow there will be a place, brother, where the world can sing songs of all sorts. We will sing together, black and white brothers, a song. And a hand full of sadness. Don’t know why difficult to learn. but we will learn together there is a reason that both black, there is a …

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SERENADE: Poetry by Federico Garcia Lorca

SERENATA “Lungo le rive del fiume la notte si sta bagnando e sui seni di Lolita muoiono d’amore i rami. Muoiono d’amore i rami. La notte nuda canta sui ponti di marzo. Lolita lava il suo corpo con acqua salmastra e nardi. Muoiono d’amore i rami. Luccica in alto sui tetti la notte d’argento e d’anice. Argento di rivi e …

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BITTER LOVE: poetry by Pablo Neruda

BITTER LOVE “Bitter Love, purple crowned with thorns, Bush among many passions fraught, launches of pain, of rage, corolla for which roads and how did you live to my soul? Why did you precipitate your painful fire, suddenly, between the cold leaves of my road? Who taught you the steps that brought you unto me? Which flower, stone, smoke you …

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