Alessio Zanelli

Alessio Zanelli

Alessio Zanelli

Alessio Zanelli is an Italian poet who has long adopted English as his artistic language and has published widely in literary magazines around the world, including California Quarterly, Dream Catcher, First Class, Italian Americana, Mattoid, Orbis, Other Poetry, Poesia, Potomac Review and Poetry Salzburg Review.

Mirroring, poem by Alessio Zanelli

We are all the others.
Each of us.
All we are or attain in life
is also due to all the others.

Everybody—alone—is nobody.

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A Roots's Disease & The Madman's Cry, poems by Alessio Zanelli

We feel lost—
ever more confounded
each time the turn arrives,
when winters drive summers off
and autumns are missing.

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Circles In The Water & Mobile Sunup, two poems by Alessio Zanelli

It is as difficult as desirable
to fix circles in the water.
Once cast the stone
the hand has just withdrawn
and already the ripples are fading,
the circles die out away from the center.

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