Myricae

MyricaeMyricae are aromatic plants, but they are also the title of a collection of poems written by Giovanni Pascoli, an Italian guy who lived a hundred years ago. In a touching preface, the poet recalls the troubles of his life (his father was murdered and many of his close relatives died prematurely) and his love for mother nature. Here follows the English translation. This preface is just a song for life!

Read the preface to the Myricae