Salvatore Quasimodo, a modern poet

The Sicilian poet Salvatore Quasimodo spent many of his days walking along the steep paths of Pantalica.
In fact, the nature and colours of this place inspired his poetry, like the poem Albero (Tree, translation by Jack Bevan): “From you a shadow melts\making mine seem dead\though with its motion it quivers\or breaks fresh sky-blue water\by the banks of the Anapo, where I return\this evening impelled by lunar March\rich already with grasses and wings. […]