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Poems inspired by Jolanda Richter’s paintings

 

Book winner of National Award “Città di Parole”, Florence 2012.

  

English translation by

Ann McGarrell.








A flight of spirits is an ekphrasis, a collection of poems inspired by  the contemporary surrealist paintings of Jolanda Richter. 

These philosophical poems, set in motion a chemistry between words and images, engaging the reader in this a dynamic process of symbiosis between the arts.

What I have written assaulted me from within. I let speak the spirit who led me.

Carl Gustav Jung

Lucio Giuliodori

I have learned to walk: ever since, I let myself run.

Friedrich Nietzsche