No writer in our time has been more isolated than Kafka, and yet few have achieved communication as well as he did.
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Eppure resta che qualcosa è accaduto, forse un niente che è tutto.
love happened Love
I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?
Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
Attempted Possibility Solitude
Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
Against Dark Tend
But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty.
Considered Self-Censorship Negative
For my part, if I consider poetry as an object, I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.
Part Object Necessity
Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word.
Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you.
Walk Ice Flickering
I am perhaps a late follower of Zoroaster and I believe that the foundation of life is built upon the struggle between the two opposing forces of Good and Evil.
Two Upon Believe
In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.
It has often been observed that the repercussion of poetic language on prose language can be considered a decisive cut of a whip.