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L’azzurro golfo del passato. William James, i monumenti e la memoria della verità sulla Guerra civile (1897)

Nel 1897 il professor William James, illustre filosofo e psicologo di Harvard (nonché fratello del romanziere Henry James), inaugura a Boston un monumento ai caduti unionisti della Guerra civile che è inusuale, unico ai suoi tempi. 909 more words

Guerra Civile

Dailies 4/8/18

Elizabeth Bishop – The Armadillo

For Robert Lowell

This is the time of year
when almost every night
the frail, illegal fire balloons appear.
Climbing the mountain height,
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3 Poems of Adolescent Love & Hazing by Robert Lowell

Bobby Delano

The labor to breathe that younger, rawer air:
St. Mark’s last football game with Groton lost on the ice-crust,
the sunlight gilding the golden polo coats… 309 more words


Quote of the day

If youth is a defect, it is one that we outgrow too soon. – Robert Lowell who was born on this day in 1917.


March 1 in history

752 BC Romulus, first king of Rome celebrated the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses.

86 BC  Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, entered Athens, removing the tyrant  875 more words


Dipping into Poetry

I’ve been realising lately, as you might have noticed, that I do have a bit of a problem with unread books… And digging about has made me realize just how many of them are poetry books. 461 more words



It’s not easy to sum up a person’s life. No one is just one thing, and no one stays the same from one year to the next, especially when a single event can radically alter someone’s life’s course. 3,012 more words