Venice, Italy — July 21, 2021; Writers and poets are among the creators most represented on Medium platform. Raffaella Ferretti is also part of them, since 2018. First reader and then writer and then editor, she has published in various well-known publications: POM, Literally Literary, Illumination, and BeingWriters, to name…
I am here
I was here
I will be here until
The end, if ever there will be one since
I cannot remember when I began, maybe I
Have never even started because I run through
Countless hands, which cannot hold me since I
Flow unstoppable and fluid and encounter no stony
Obstacle on my course
I give rise…
I made an impossible reentry as a cellist thirty years after I gave up playing and studying music. But first, I had to restore my cello after a disastrous accident that occurred twenty years ago. The story is long, but it’s worth reading. …
The Moon had risen in the sky in place of the Sun, and the golden fields of wheat turned in a silver sea. The fiery red, happy poppies, scattered among infinite straight ears, turned so gray that it was no longer possible to distinguish them.
Everything had just changed to…
This unleashed, fluttery flicker in the stomach
Excites me and pushes me to launch.
The thrill does not dissolve in one breath;
This, rather recklessly, speeds up and awakens
Butterflies in the deepest of thoughts.
Thoughts ever bolder and impatient,
Which whip up my will by tearing
What’s left of its worn net that can no
Shadows run on the walls and on the floors,
Hide and seek with sunbeams and in a night moonlit.
Two or ten or thousands fuse and borderlines refuse,
Free, just as one, they dance and fly for our fun.
Shadows never leave and we’ll never them seize.
Shadows gray to…
My title sounds like a commercial, but I’m not talking about women’s sanitary pads. I’m just opening my situation as a writer on Medium. Finally, careless and free.
In these last weeks, I had so many personal satisfactions here, on our beloved platform, that I can now say to have…