Antonella Carducci Artensio – Veglia

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Antonella Carducci Artensio – Business Administration & Law Student. IE University.

Reading:

Veglia by Giuseppe Ungaretti from the book L’allegria, 1916.

A whole night
thrown near
a comrade
massacred
with his mouth
snarling
towards the full moon
with the swelling
of his hands
penetrating
my silence
I wrote
letters full of love
I’ve never been
more
attached to life

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