Tag Archives: Italo Calvino

Jazz (A series of poems)

The wordless transmission between the artist and the audience. ~~~ Drifting aimlessly from the record player, the sounds of the improvising   musician. Scuffs, scratches and scrapes, where is he going with this?   In the inferno of disquiet faintly … Continue reading

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The City of Esmeralda

Not many cities have a multi dimensional portal. But the city of Esmeralda possesses one. With this portal Esmeralda can see itself in every other dimension it exists in. Esmeralda’s academia and scientists use this portal to look at its … Continue reading

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The City of Rema

Note: this is based upon one of Italo Calvino’s Invisible cities, Eusapia (pp 96 – 97, Invisible Cities, Vintage Classics). A city by the name of Eusapia has an underground city, identical to its surface city dedicated entirely to the … Continue reading

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The City of Marcia

By all appearances Marcia is a normal city. You enter into Marcia and everything you expect to see in a city is there. There are sky scrapers, shopping districts, museums and a cultural district were cafe’s, libraries and bookstores are … Continue reading

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