A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism.
More Quotes from Salvatore Quasimodo:In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man's dreams, man's illness, man's redemption from the misery of poverty - poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life.
The antagonism between the poet and the politician has generally been evident in all cultures.
Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.
The enemy of the Resistance, for all his shouting, is today only a shadow, without much strength. His voice is more impersonal than his proposals.
The Resistance is a moral certainty, not a poetic one. The true poet never uses words in order to punish someone. His judgment belongs to a creative order; it is not formulated as a prophetic scripture.
War, I have always said, forces men to change their standards, regardless of whether their country has won or lost.
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