No writer in our time has been more isolated than Kafka, and yet few have achieved communication as well as he did.
Communication communication silence
Eppure resta che qualcosa è accaduto, forse un niente che è tutto.
Love amore love
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
Reflection Mass Every
I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me.
I Do Visit I
I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life.
Enigma Wonderful Life
In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.
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?
Hidden Triumphant Ignorance
Many of today's verses are prose and bad prose.
Verses Today Many
Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
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.
Exercise Were Advantage
Strangely, Dante's Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
Dante After Height