1 monopoli heats up towards dusk everyone’s down at the piazzas dogs & kids & baby carriages fountains & gelato endless pizza parlors churning out pies the bars full up plates & dishes everybody’s out in their fancy attire the mopeds peel around 2 blue boats in the harbor silent upon the glass red … More Monopoli, Italy 6/22/2017
waiting on a pizza pie down on piazza XX settembre draft beer last of the blue fading day drop to black stone churches ‘lil steeples behind the palms lovers, locals mill about audis & fiats pass stars come slinking out over southern italy . . .
wander the lanes towards sunset as orange climbs the mountains around sparrows fill the air in flight chasing down the ends of the day . . .
1 up early before sunrise drive up & over the pass stop for a cappucino & pastries in lonesome pescacostanzo wind down some farmer’s hill along the dilapidated road past cows & fields & furrows into majella national park spy my mountain upon cloud spun horizon she is a mighty stone climb up though … More Monte Morrone, Italy 6/18/2017
1 high up on the apennines weaving in out of mountains scraggly clouds bushes by the mile alpine valleys blanketed in flower yellow lavender yellow green we follow the old sheep track amongst the bleating sheep mountains clamber dance about one on every side winding goat tracks scurry over each over the pass we … More Pescacostanza, Italy 6/17/2017
1 wind up the mountain roads past scree & avalanche wildflower rolling cloud the valley a blanket below pacentro a hillside hamlet crooked lanes & castle towers sit with coffee & cards at the motor club along the piazza as old men converse on park benches mountain massive high overhead 2 voices in … More Pacentro, Italy 6/16/2017
1 up early before the sun catch her rising orange over the castello as we walk through the giardini en route to the vaporetto stop sun kiss the tip of the campanile golden flash down white marble chassis of campo san giorgio standing sentinel all alone we purr about the islands along giudecca canal … More Venice, Italy 6/15/2017