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.
More Quotes from Salvatore Quasimodo: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.
The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.
Europeans know the importance of the Resistance; it has been the shining example of the modern conscience.
The poet's other readers are the ancient poets, who look upon the freshly written pages from an incorruptible distance. Their poetic forms are permanent, and it is difficult to create new forms which can approach them.
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