Marginalia

Pezzettino triste

Ieri sera
tutto un traffico di sogni…
Mi sono sognato
che sognavo
che ti sei sognata
che ti sognavi
di sognare me.
Che bella balla
che è il mondo.

Giovanni Previdi - Due fettine di salame, poesie.

Writing for 50 years without publishing

Matt Salinger: ‘My father was writing for 50 years without publishing. That’s a lot of material’

What becomes clear is that he has been immersed in his father’s material for years – pages typed on Underwood and Royal typewriters, as well as what Salinger called “his squibs, or his fragments” on ordinary paper cut into eighths: “a lot of handwritten, very small notes”. When he began work in 2011, Matt never expected it would take eight years.

A lot of handwritten, very small notes, music to the ears of an analog writer like me.

Domenica

Questa ultima domenica, ma come ogni giorno del resto, mi sono svegliato sul presto.

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