By Alda Merini
Un alternarsi di orrore e solitudine, di incapacità di comprendere e di essere compresi, in una narrazione che nonostante tutto è un inno alla vita e alla forza del “sentire”. Alda Merini ripercorre il suo ricovero decennale in manicomio: il racconto della vita nella clinica psichiatrica, tra elettroshock sguardo della poetessa su questo inferno, come un’onda che alterna l. a. lucidità all’incanto. Un diario senza traccia di sentimentalismo o di facili condanne, in cui emerge lo “sperdimento”, ma anche los angeles sicurezza di sé e delle proprie emozioni in una sorta di innocenza primaria che tutto osserva e trasforma, senza mai disconoscere l. a. malattia, o l. a. fatica del non sentire i ritmi e i bisogni altrui, in una riflessione che si fa poesia, negli interrogativi e nei dubbi che divengono rime a lacerare il torpore, l’abitudine, l’indifferenza e l. a. paura del mondo che c’è “fuori”.
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