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“It’s here!” My wife’s voice on the phone is excited, even a little bit scared.“Are you sure? ” I ask. It’s a stupid question,...

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Silvio Donà – It’s an iPhone that, isn’t it?

  Scene: the crowded compartment of a (filthy, need I say it?) Italian train. A guy in jeans and a casual jacket is trying to cut...

Obsession is elsewhere

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Silvio Donà – Alien Vs Accountant

What will people think of me? I’m an idiot. That’s clear. It’s hard to balme them. What do you think of somebody, who, while sitting at...

Part -Time (or “On Springs”)

«The director was even moved», said Irina, the editor in chief of Amoreux. «I'm glad», said Imerio at the other end of the line. But...

Aunt Serafina

The love of reading is her gift.Reserved and, according to some, a bit grumpy, Aunt Serafina had been silently waiting for retirement, and...

Father, What Do You Do for a Living?

Living room of a middle-class apartment. A man in his forties, wearing jeans and a cotton shirt, is sitting on the couch with...

A Journey with the Master

The Master is a living median reincarnation between Yoko Ono and John Lennon, as if in his features, in his gestures, and even...

Heiko H. Caimi – The Blank Page

  Now is the time.      On my monitor, the input line flashes on the blank page.  So many nice characters in my mind, and a...

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