Tag: se la storia

Gonna o barba, che cosa preferisci?

He straightened his skirt, covering his well-shaved knees. You do what you can to fight the nervousness. Women naturally tend to scratch their beards, for instance. The President was going to be live in a few minutes and the tension was palpable. “Four seconds.” Informed the director. That was...

Bordeaux

A city, a colour, a wine When it rains, the sky is similar to a stable. Every single drop seems like a running animal rushing through the finishing line, the ground. Like galaxies knotted together, the drops mixed, one on top of the other becoming scent of soil, musk...

Minuscolo, dimenticato, dio

A god? Imagine you’re diving into the water. First, you start a quick, constant descent that makes even the stones turn their necks in envy. The air will leave your lungs, followed by the blood, which changes into a gleaming blue color. One by one, even your lightest thoughts...

Come può un vino sapere di tempesta?

A wine called Airen Simon watches over his head, to the clouds reflecting down in his goat milk when a dark shadow appears in his glass; a reflection, so similar to the shape of a big fly, swimming in that small ocean of milk. Simon covers his eyes from...

A woman in blue

Such a nice pair of blue shoes! Suddenly, a woman dressed in blue appears. S. is walking out of the room, followed by applause.<<Hi.>> She wears such a great pair of blue shoes!<<H-hello.>>Answers back S., a bit startled.<<It seems that you gave an excellent lecture back there. I’ve never...

The dealer of souls: the job

What a job! <<Why the most odd job, between all jobs?>> They call it a job! Working has a sense only if you wake up angry and tired in the morning. You have a job when you knead the bread, make sausages, produce some cheese, or at least you...

Ehi, quello è Nodo!

Do you know what a chairs’ mover is? Once upon a time… This is how a story usually starts, correct? Well, let’s imagine, for a second, that this is not the case. See, behind the light blue curtains, there is a creature, and we know this because his big...

How to read a character

Heroes and anti-heroes Leggi qui in italiano. It continues from the previous article “A story is like a lake” There is a bunch of classic characters. In brief, we can see a hero, an anti-hero, and other roles that will stay on one side or the other (and in...

The Parliament

One cat Two votes The 30 Members of the Parliament of the People create a buzzing sound in the small hall. It seems a bunch of bees working on building a wall of honey. No more honey, though, but only a huge wall, a solid wall built long ago...

The Champ

An enemy We shouldn’t at least… check before? To check… check what? I mean… to be sure that behind the explosions… Shush! But… I said shush and I meant it. They can hear you, you know? They must be them behind the attacks. What do you want to check?...