Caffè San Marco ~ Trieste, Italy
Two men fish on the banks of the Danube river near the Bulgarian town of Vidin.
True poetry ought to be secret and clandestine, concealed like a prohibited voice of dissent, while at the same time it should speak to everyone.
History shows that it is not only senseless and cruel, but also difficult to state who is a foreigner.
Italian Writer Claudio Magris At The Prague Writer's Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, April 20, 1998.
The writer Claudio Magris