Il could be that the child you thought you were protecting with silence will grow up and write about you.
Gail Sher, One Continuous Mistake

King Sanjaya redeems the children of Vessantara, paying to the brahmin the weight of the girl in gold.
King Sanjaya redeems the children of Vessantara, paying to the brahmin the weight of the girl in gold.
Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


A postcard to you, from the place I am right now

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Photo by Darrel Collins on Unsplash


Is it right to continue editing an already published text? Considerations about a practice with many pros and cons.

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Poem Written in a Boat on the Wu River, Public domain, Thanks to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.


A very subtle way to avoid the real thing

Ernest Hemingway writing on a desk
Ernest Hemingway writing on a desk
Ernest Hemingway — By Look Magazine, Photographer (NARA record: 1106476) — U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Public Domain.


Is it possible to view a work of art as if it were the first time?

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Tiziano Vecellio, La Venere di Urbino, Public domain, by Wikimedia Commons

Intertextual interferences


Considerations on my adventure on this platform

A black and white print of old writing toolss
A black and white print of old writing toolss
By Anonymous — Hill’s Manual of Social and Business Forms, Public Domain

My first post ever

A year in numbers


What if…

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Photo by Mahdi Rezaei on Unsplash


Considerations about the quest of a normal life

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Bertillon, Instructions Signaletiques. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Gioacchino Difazio

A Renaissance man, a little late. More on my publication gmeditations (https://medium.com/gmeditations)

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