What? / Cosa? / Ce?!

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Trilingual text: English, Italian and Romanian language

I’m shoot me an injection of melancholy directly into a vein
the grumpy men presumably would say that I’m drugging, right, with the disgust
and with bitterness in vogue, with expectations with term expired and with the walking in circles
Then, I write dizzying strings of words, thinking them an ointment
and who writes trembling with happiness?
.
the needle has broken, the melancholy has evaporated, flows through the cracks of the soul
and I remain as a product under vacuum on the shelf of the day, waiting for …what?

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sto spararmi direttamente in vena un’iniezione di malinconia
gli uomini scontrosi presumibilmente direbbero che mi sto drogando, come no, con il ribrezzo
e con le amarezze in voga, con delle attese con termine scaduto e con il camminare in cerchio
poi, scrivo stringhe vertiginose di parole, pensandoli una pomata
e chi scrive tremando…

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The Genesis – La Genesi – Geneze…

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Incandescent, the fan fell into the ocean, killed the last mermaid…
Later in the evening, sprang from the waters, a island in the shape of lotus
in the middle they was the god-butterfly and as almost every god, claimed
sacrifices as protection fee
Before, was be satisfied with the smoke of burnt feathers, plucked
by butterfly wings, and now, every butterfly feared
to recite, hiding in caves from colors
secretly it praying to the spirit of the siren
Then, the god- butterfly has claimed the dreams of girls-butterfly
and every girl-butterfly he feared of dreaming, wove in secret
other imaginary islands…
The god-butterfly, bored, it metamorphosed in man, an oddity that
chase after butterflies even and where there are no …and will not be
The man, still retains the nostalgia for the sacrifices …and longs for poetry
does not know that lurks in…

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