“Marco Polo describes a bridge, stone by stone.

'But which is the stone that supports the bridge?' Kublai Khan asks.

'The bridge is not supported by one stone or another,' Marco answers, 'but by the line of the arch that they form.'

Kublai Khan remains silent, reflecting. Then he adds: 'Why do you speak to me of the stones? It is only the arch that matters to me.'

Polo answers: 'Without stones there is no arch.”

Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities


I recommend everyone to read the works of Italo Calvino, they are amazing for the beauty of the prose, the philosophical depth, the creativity of the plots, the topicality of the themes, all seasoned with a surprising and light tragicomic vein. Four works out of all (strictly personal opinion): 'The Baron in the Trees', 'Cosmicomics', 'Invisible cities' and 'The Cloven Viscount'.


Hidden sample = my guitar recordings

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