A poetic reflexion about death

John Donne’s sonnet “Death be not proud” (Holy sonnet 10) stages a poetic monologue: the poet talks to a personified “Death” although Death, obviously, is not going to answer. Death, be not proud, though some…

Catch a falling star

When I was a child, I looked suspiciously at the adults’ world. In fact, it seemed to me that adulthood was linked to a lot of unpleasant things: a lot of paperwork, responsibilities (at the…

When knowledge is not enough

Nowadays, social relationships are seen to be very important. Private life, work, family: the importance of social bonds has become crucial and the world of education is no exception. Moreover, it is commonly said that…

The internet: a threat to academic life?

Nowadays, the internet, the web, has become clearly prominent in academic life. In the context of the current covid-19 pandemic, it has gained even more importance. Indeed, the studies transferred almost completely from face-to-face teaching…

Invisum VIII. Nuvole vaganti

Nella luce d’autunno di questa terra,Due anime colgono il momento,Godendo l’illusione di una tregua. Paola chiude gli occhi, colpita da un raggio di sole improvviso. ̶ Mamma? la sua voce risuona sulla terrazza. Risponde il…

Pourquoi?

Pourquoi certaines personnes se permettent d’en toiser d’autres de haut?Y a-t-il donc des domaines ou des métiers qui ont gagné le gros lot?Y aurait-il des personnes plus respectables que d’autres, supérieures?Sous prétexte qu’elles ont de…