Carlo Collodi

The bell rang:

the whistle of the locomotive

Lacerator of well built ears

echoed under the attic of the Station; the doors of the carriages,

one after another, loudly banging,

they closed — and the convoy,

floating with dull and labored breathing, set off for Livorno! “

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Patrizia Poli was born in Livorno in 1961. Writer of fiction and blogger, she published six novels.

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Patrizia Poli

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Patrizia Poli was born in Livorno in 1961. Writer of fiction and blogger, she published six novels.

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