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La vita nuova by Dante Alighieri
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Dec 16, 11

bookshelves: poetry, poetics, classic-literature
Read from December 04 to 10, 2011

Exquisite. Read the poems without delay. Don't read them on the tube because your heart will stop. Read them under moonlight, branches, a cold breeze. Notice your reflection as it disappears on a tide of glass.
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Ivana Read them under moonlight, branches, a cold breeze...you're on to something here. I remember preparing for an exam (on Croatian modernist poetry) by a river (it was too hot to be anywhere else)and those poems really stuck in my mind, probably at least in part because of the setting.


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