At the point when continuity was interrupted by the first nuclear explosion, it would have been too easy to recover the formal sediment which linked us with an age of poetic decorum, of a preoccupation with poetic sounds.
More Quotes from Salvatore Quasimodo:As the poet has expected, the alarms now are sounded, for - and it must be said again - the birth of a poet is always a threat to the existing cultural order, because he attempts to break through the circle of literary castes to reach the center.
The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
From the night, his solitude, the poet finds day and starts a diary that is lethal to the inert. The dark landscape yields a dialogue.
My readers at that time were still men of letters; but there had to be other people waiting to read my poems.
Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.
The antagonism between the poet and the politician has generally been evident in all cultures.
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The word 'potential' used to hang over me like a cloud.