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Lito Seizani has 29 articles published.

“Do good and throw it in the sea”

in Philosophies/Society by
Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?

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Poem: “The ideal bench” as metaphor

in Philosophies/Poetry by
"The ideal bench." (Photo: Lito Seizani)

What’s your “ideal bench”?

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Roll East: within the wheel of one year

in Philosophies/Travel by
An artist decided to go on a yearlong pilgrimage to his homeland of Iran by rolling a gymnastics wheel, encountering much solidarity along the way. (Photo: public domain)

Rolling a gymnastics wheel, which he uses for his performances, Sadatolhosseini traveled on foot from Aachen (Germany) to Tehran (Iran), asking strangers for a place to spend the night. Most people were ready to oblige.

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“Guiding Proust through my childhood”

in Poetry by
My poem is inspired by French novelist Marcel Proust and my childhood in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

So Proust takes me into his crystal ball of the past / Or is it a magnifying glass?

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Will the real Canaletto please stand up?

in Arts/Travel by
Giovanni Antonio Canal, known as Canaletto, was active in the 18th century. (Photo: public domain)

Trivia question: What’s the connection between two Canalettos, Venice and the town of Pirna near Dresden?

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Dresden: resisting the blows of history

in Society/Travel by
Loads of history and a tale of rebuilding and regrouping in Dresden near Leipzig. (Photo: Lito Seizani)

Discovering the gem “next door.”

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