He reevokes images memories and moments of past happiness. "
Paralipomeni della Batracomiomachìa
The satiric tone adopted by Leopardi through much of the Operette morali is also evinced in some of his late poetic texts such as the Palinodia and I nuovi credenti. La ginestra
In 1836 while staying near Torre del Greco in a villa on the hillside of Vesuvius Leopardi wrote his moral testament as a poet La Ginestra ("The Broom") also known as Il Fiore del Deserto ("The flower of the desert").